Teachers, students moving to new school

SAN ANTONIO - Two Northeast Independent School District elementary schools still need a little work before they are completed, but they are far enough along to be able to open their doors after the Christmas break.

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Las Lomas and Vineyard Ranch will be ready to welcome hundreds of students on Jan. 7 when school is back in session.

The students have been attending different school building but acting as if they were at their own schools. 

Kindergarten through 4th-graders attending Las Lomas are going to Canyon Ridge, but in a separate part of the building. Soon, they will join their 5th- and 6th-graders in their new building.

For the last couple of weeks, teachers and students -- along with the help of some parents -- have been packing up and getting ready for the big move.

“We’re taking all our science books,” said Alton Glass, a 2nd-grader.

"Actually, it’s been kind of a nice feeling to get everything packed up and cleaned out to start fresh at our new school," said Tammi Greenwood, a Kindergarten teacher.

The students and teachers are looking forward to the move for many reasons -- such as new technology. There will be new iPads and SmartBooks, not to mention fun stuff like a new cafeteria and library.

“We’re really excited,” said Halle Lerma-Bailey, a 3rd-grader.

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