MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Elementary school students and staff in Lakeville, Minn. had to evacuate to another school after a water main break caused a considerable amount of damage. Now, the school district says the school will be closed for the rest of the year.
Lakeville School District spokeswoman Linda Swanson says the break happened around 8:30 a.m. inside the Cherry View Elementary. No one was injured.READ MORE: 'Unbelievable' Furniture Demand Causing Extreme Delivery Delays
Students were taken to Crystal Lake Elementary to wait for their parents to pick them up.READ MORE: Unnecessary Roughness? Former Gophers Claim Tough Practices Ended Football Careers
After structural engineers assessed the school, the decision was made to close the building for the remainder of the year.
Students will be relocated to these locations Thursday: Kindergarten and first-grade to Lake Marion Elementary, second-grade, A+ and multi-categorical students to Christina Huddleston Elementary, third- and fourth-grade to Eastview Elementary, fifth-grade to Kenwood Trail Middle School with a separate entrance, hallways and bathrooms.MORE NEWS: 'U' Officials: Several Students Robbed Of Cellphones In Past 5 Days On Minneapolis Campus
Personal belongings of the students’ will be moved to their assigned locations.