- Associated Press - Thursday, January 18, 2018

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Vandals trashed 18 classrooms, displacing some 360 students at a Florida elementary school.

School officials and police have declined to detail the damage at Horizon Elementary School but a parent wrote in a Facebook post that vandals had broken windows and computers, stole personal property and school technology and destroyed the children’s art work over the weekend.

A history teacher at a nearby high school said businesses, including Walmart, Chick-Fil-A, banks and others promised donations including computers, desks, glass windows, textbooks, laptops and projectors.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that some students returned to their classrooms Wednesday. Other classrooms may take several days before they are fully functional.

Police are also investigating a threatening note that was scribbled on a desk.


Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

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