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Kanawha’s Hoover High students to attend Elkview Middle

Charleston Gazette-Mail file photo by Sam Owens Mud-covered desks are lined up outside Herbert Hoover High School in Clendenin on July 4, days after a massive flood devastated the area.

Charleston Gazette-Mail file photo by Sam Owens
Mud-covered desks are lined up outside Herbert Hoover High School in Clendenin on July 4, days after a massive flood devastated the area.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County Schools Superintendent Ron Duerring said Thursday that Herbert Hoover High students will temporarily attend classes in the Elkview Middle building in the upcoming school year, until they can move into portable classrooms on Elkview’s football field.

Duerring also told the Gazette-Mail on Thursday that he couldn’t say if the existing Hoover building in Clendenin, which received about 7 feet of water in the late-June flooding, will ever reopen. He said damage assessments of Hoover’s building are ongoing. It is about a mile and a half from Elkview Middle…

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