Moving to a new school is hard. Unless you take all your classmates,
teachers, books, pencils, rulers and playground equipment with you.
Which is exactly what Walnut Unified did last summer, when it decided to
renovate C.J. Morris Elementary in Walnut. The district decided to pack
everything up and move it to the Ron Hockwalt Academy only a mile and a half
“This will be much quieter and safer for the students and staff,” explained
school board member Nancy Lyons. “The transformation has been just terrific.”
The district turned the continuation high school on Lemon Avenue into an
elementary school. The continuation students now go to Walnut High and the
district education center.
Read more in Rich Irwin’s story MOVING.