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Teachers, Families Host Beam Signing At Briarwood Elementary

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On Thursday, teachers and students gathered outside the school to sign messages of hope on a metal beam that will become part of the new architecture. On Thursday, teachers and students gathered outside the school to sign messages of hope on a metal beam that will become part of the new architecture.
MOORE, Oklahoma -

As teachers, parents and students rebuild their lives in Moore, they're telling News 9 they are a stronger community after surviving the May 20 tornado, huddled inside Briarwood Elementary.

The school is being rebuilt on the same site.

On Thursday, teachers and students gathered outside the school to sign messages of hope on a metal beam that will become part of the new architecture.

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"It's just really exciting to see the building going up; leaving the destruction behind and moving forward," said Briarwood Elementary teacher and parent, Wendi White.

Briarwood is expected to be ready for the new school year, beginning in August.

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