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Westside holds "Pre-Grand Opening"

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – One Region 8 school will be welcoming new students with new classrooms this year.

 A "Pre Grand Opening" was held for the public at Westside Elementary. Staff members gave tours and answered questions about the school's new Kindergarten wing.According to Superintendent Bryan Duffie, an increase in enrollment meant expansion.

 "We have been out of space for some time," said Duffie. "With our pre-k having to be in the tornado shelter, we definitely needed to free up some space in the main building."

The new kindergarten wing contains eight classrooms, a music room and cafeteria.

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