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9:17 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Helena's alternative High School adjusting to classes in former office building

P.A.L. Students gather in Emily Petersen's science class
Dan Boyce

Helena’s alternative High School is adjusting to the new school-year in a new, make-shift facility; a result of shuffling around students last spring when Central Elementary closed due to structural concerns.

The Project for Alternative Learning, or PAL, had been housed at a former elementary school when Central abruptly closed last March. Seismic tests determined it wasn’t earthquake safe. The Helena School District decided the most sensible place to relocate Central’s kids was P.A.L.’s elementary building.

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