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Teacher Jeff Holtkamp on Wednesday begins opening boxes in his classroom. Holtkamp is staying in the same classroom for next year, but he'll be teaching third grade instead of fifth grade. He packed up his fifth-grade materials and will unpack boxes received from a third-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School. Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf

Summer classroom shuffle moving along


Wednesday morning, the moving crew at Roosevelt Elementary School faced a cafeteria packed wall to wall and six feet deep with moving boxes. By mid afternoon, they had delivered more than three-quarters of the boxes and other equipment to classrooms throughout the building. Stacks of chairs and some cafeteria tables headed for the middle school remained in the cafeteria, along with furniture still waiting for a home.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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