Fire Damage: Streetsboro High School back open for 2010-2011 school year

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STREETSBORO, OH (WOIO) - Students are back campus Tuesday morning for the 2010-2011 school year after Streetsboro High School caught fire on June 1st.

According to the high school's website, the high school will be open for classes although the gym, cafeteria, television production studio, home economics classroom, weight room and locker rooms will not be available for use because of fire damage.

Some adjustments may be made to high school students' schedules, including lunch times.

Nine modular buildings have been moved onto the high school campus and will be used for physical education, men's and women's locker rooms and other classrooms, as well as for the cafeteria.

Also, cement sidewalks have been installed for access to the modular buildings, as well as connections made for electricity, water, fire/security alarms and technology. The modular units are handicapped accessible.

The entire high school, including furnishings, has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Many full classrooms and ceilings were painted.

A temporary partition has been installed inside the school and fencing put up outside the building to block access to the reconstruction areas.

Demolition of the gym area is underway with the damaged flooring and contents removed. Steel beams have been delivered for construction of the new gym. Regular air quality testing will be provided and monitored.

School officials say high school students will have a safe and healthy environment for learning.

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