Moore School Officials Move Forward With Fall Plan - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Moore School Officials Move Forward With Fall Plan

Posted: Updated:

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - School officials in Moore say students whose schools were destroyed by a tornado will attend classes in a refurbished junior high school building and a local church when classes resume in the fall.

Moore Public Schools spokeswoman Pam Westbrook said Monday that architects are still working with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials on details of the two new schools that will be built in their place, including the construction of safe-room hallways.

But Westbrook says the goal is to have both schools constructed and ready for students in by the start of the 2014 school year.

At the Plaza Towers Elementary School site, the demolished building has been hauled off, but the slab still remains. The school grounds are ringed with a chain-link fence covered in T-shirts and mementos.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Prosecutors charge Oklahoma officer with rape

    Prosecutors charge Oklahoma officer with rape

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:40:59 GMT
    An Oklahoma City police officer has been charged with 16 counts that include rape and sexual battery after authorities said he attacked at least eight women while on patrol.
    An Oklahoma City police officer has been charged with 16 counts that include rape and sexual battery after authorities said he attacked at least eight women while on patrol.
  • SkyWARN 7 Forecast

    SkyWARN 7 Forecast

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:42 AM EDT2014-08-30 09:42:33 GMT
    Weather- Clear Skies RotatorWeather- Clear Skies Rotator
    Temperatures Climbing Back Up...
    Temperatures Climbing Back Up...
  • Duncan doctor acquitted of assault and battery

    Duncan doctor acquitted of assault and battery

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:17:30 GMT
    Duncan,OK_ A Stephens County jury acquitted Dr. Oscar Morales Friday on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The jury deliberated just over six hours before reaching their decision. Throughout his trial, Morales admitted to shooting his ex-wife's boyfriend, Kelly McKinnon, in front of her home in August of last year, moments after he went there to drop off their children. He claimed he shot McKinnon in self-defense when he was confronted and feared for his life. The state...
    Duncan,OK_ A Stephens County jury acquitted Dr. Oscar Morales Friday on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The jury deliberated just over six hours before reaching their decision. Throughout his trial, Morales admitted to shooting his ex-wife's boyfriend, Kelly McKinnon, in front of her home in August of last year, moments after he went there to drop off their children. He claimed he shot McKinnon in self-defense when he was confronted and feared for his life. The state...
Powered by WorldNow
KSWO-TV, 1401 SE 60th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Telephone: (580) 355-7000
Fax: (580) 357-3811
Email: news@kswo.com

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KSWO. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.