"Gorenflo students and teachers found it hard to hold back their excitement, as they returned to their newly-restored elementary school for the first time since Katrina flooded it."and
"Over at Nichols Elementary, 146-students also celebrated their school's re-opening Monday....Nichols took in about eight-feet of water during Katrina. For the last 15 months, the students and staff had to share space at Jeff Davis Elementary while their school was being repaired. Their homecoming was an emotional one for just about everyone at Nichols."