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West Residents Petition, Protest To Save High School From Demolition

More than 300 people have signed a petition to protect the historic West High School building from being demolished.

07/15/2014

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Despite Demolition Decision Future Of West High School Uncertain

Taking a wrecking ball to a piece of history. More heartache may lie ahead in the town of West. Wednesday the school district voted to demolish the old high school. Officials said the building was too badly damaged by the fertilizer plant explosion.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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West High School Razed After Plant Blast

Crews have started tearing down West High School after it was severely damaged during the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked the town and claimed 15 lives in April.

12/13/2013

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After Fertilizer Explosion West ISD Reclaiming The Gridiron

Just four months ago the West IISD football field played host to the darkest day in the city’s history. Instead of pads and helmets the turf was used as a triage center. Thursday night the football field will be used for its intended purpose.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2013

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Students In West Looking Forward To Fresh Start

West ISD has spent the past weeks scrambling to provide classroom space to replace the three schools damaged in April’s chemical plant explosion. And now, a sprawling maze of tan portable buildings surrounds the damaged frame of the old intermediate school.

08/26/2013

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Strained Conditions For Students In West

Students in West return to school on Monday morning under strained conditions, after an explosion rocked the city back in April.

08/26/2013

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West ISD Says It Will Be Ready For The New School Year

It is far from an ideal situation, but West ISD Superintendent Marty Crawford said the district will be ready for students come the first day of classes on August 26th.

08/13/2013

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West Residents, Officials Upset Over FEMA Decision

Residents and officials in West are upset about FEMA’s decision to deny a major disaster declaration for the ravaged Texas town.

06/13/2013

Students in West return to class after a fertilizer plant explosion rocked the town. (credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

Students In West Head Back To Class

Students in West are heading back to class, just over four days after a fertilizer plant explosion nearly leveled the town, destroyed homes and injured hundreds of residents.

04/22/2013