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Back to School: First responders to do walkthrough Springfield City School buildings

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield City School District will host members of the Springfield Police and Springfield Fire Department on Tuesday, August 9, according to a media release.

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They will be conducting safety walkthroughs of three Springfield City School District buildings ahead of the new school year.

The SWAT team and fire department will do extensive walk-throughs of an elementary school and middle school, as well Springfield High School, the school district said.

They will conclude with a debriefing of their findings, which will be held at a later date.

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The first day of school for Springfield City Schools will be August 24 for grades 1-9 and August 25 for grades 10-12.