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Help Flooded Library Kingston Springs Elementary School

Thanks to Bryn Samuels I was able to connect with  the library/media specialist Sue Hasse at Kingston Springs Elementary School. Sue Hasse has had to put her library/media specialist job on hold since the flooding hit Tennessee last week and is now the "donation coordinator" for Kingston Springs Elementary School. Sue needs our help. 

Last week Kingston Springs Elementary School experienced a flash flood and six feet of water submerged their entire school. There was a crew there today even as we wrote working to clean up and salvage items that were not damaged. Unfortunately, the news from that crew has been grim – due to the contaminated flood water there will not be much saved. Sue’s library, for all intents and purposes, did lose the entire collection of books. Below is the press release concerning the flooding that you are welcome to post widely.  

As many in the community are aware, Kingston Springs Elementary School received severe damage during the recent flooding. The Cheatham County Board of Education has announced that monetary donations and supply donations would be accepted at the following locations. If you wish to make a monetary donation please mail checks to: 

Cheatham County Board of Education
102 Elizabeth St.
Ashland City, TN 37015 

The checks need to be made payable to Kingston Springs Elementary School and please indicate on the memo line where the donation should be applied (i.e. library, music room, teacher supplies, etc.). 

Donations of supplies can be mailed or brought to the following location: 

Kingston Springs Elementary Donation Room 23
c/o Harpeth Middle School
170 Harpeth View Trail
Kingston Springs, TN 37082 

The faculty and staff would like to thank everyone in communities near and far for their outpouring of love and support during this time. If you have a question concerning supply needs please e-mail Sue Hasse at sue.hasse@cheatham.k12.tn.us or call the office at Harpeth High School: 615 952-2811.

Comments

  1. Bryn Samuels says:

    Thanks, Diane! Kingston Springs is such a wonderful community and although so many hands are already working hard to rebuild this area, every little bit counts. :)

  2. Diane says:

    Several friends commented that the loss of little things like post-it notes, tape dispensers, and file folders seem trivial until it happens to you. While insurance will cover some stuff, the individual teachers involved lose all.

  3. Huey Mcnamer says:

    Without the school we are nothing.What istruction we could provide to our children? We are not anymore in the medieval age!

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