WESTFIELD, MA — Munger Hill School custodians were heralded as heroes when the school, which was hit by a tornado, reopened on Monday, according to The Republican.
The school was closed last Thursday and Friday after a tornado ripped off a section of the school''s steel roof, the article stated.
According to the article, the storm left two kindergarten classrooms completely unusable, while a third classroom only suffered minor water damage.
The Monday morning assembly was held to assure students that they were safe and to "recognize the work and dedication" of custodians Russell A. Miller, Jose Nieves and Kenneth A. Newell, the article noted.
Principal Carla Lussier told students, "Because of them, we are safe and happy. There was not much damage, but it was messy. We have to clean up the mess and we are now on an adventure."
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