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Leith Walk Elementary School addition features smart board-equipped classrooms, media center

When school opened Tuesday, students attending Leith Walk Elementary School in the northeast Baltimore neighborhood of Ramblewood got the first look at an addition tacked on to their 61-year-old school building, reports the Baltimore Brew. The addition, built with $20 million in state funding, will house grades 2 through 5 and includes “modern classrooms,” according to […]

When school opened Tuesday, students attending Leith Walk Elementary School in the northeast Baltimore neighborhood of Ramblewood got the first look at an addition tacked on to their 61-year-old school building, reports the Baltimore Brew.

The addition, built with $20 million in state funding, will house grades 2 through 5 and includes “modern classrooms,” according to the Brew.

[T]he structure has modern classrooms, with smart boards and wirelesss data networks, as well as a media center with computer stations and a gymnasium. The new building, connected to the existing structure, is part of the conversion of the school to serve pre-K through eighth grade, beginning in 2014. [more]

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