Here’s a photo I shot for a story about improvements to local schools that didn’t run in the paper.
A man works on the renovations and additions to Virginia Heights Elementary School. The school is adding classrooms, a new multi-purpose room, art room and a new library. “There’s a great deal of construction that needs to get done in a very short amount of time,” said Curt Baker, deputy superintendent of operations for Roanoke City Public Schools. Photo by Rebecca Barnett/The Roanoke Times
Also, there were some mixed emotions on the first day of school today…
Second-grader Jaeda Flora waits for the next activity to begin on her first day of school at Virginia Heights Elementary School in Roanoke. Photo by Rebecca Barnett/The Roanoke Times