The video from inside of preble's gym on the morning of August 8th. In it, you can see the fire began near some bleachers, eventually spreading throughout the gym.
Investigators are blaming rags full of chemicals that spontaneously combusted. That fire has forced district officials to delay the start of Preble's school year.
-- The Nursing Assistant meeting that was originally scheduled for 10 AM on Monday, August 18th in room 137 at Preble will now be held at 10 AM on Monday, August 18th at East High School in room 133.
· -- The school has been divided into three zones: A, B & C. The zones represent the level of smoke damage, with the areas nearest the gym most affected. A schedule is being created to bring teachers in to assess their classrooms.
· -- Parents who need to drop off paperwork for Preble should bring it to the District Office Building (DOB) located at 200 S. Broadway. Parents should check in at the front desk where they will be directed to Preble clerical and pupil services staff.
· -- Students who have recently moved to the Preble attendance area should register at central registration located at DOB.
· -- Preble’s Freshmen Forward has been postponed.
· -- If parents or students have any questions they should call Preble at 920-391-2400. The phones are being forwarded to DOB. At this time only restoration staff and designated district personnel are allowed in the building.
· -- The District appreciates the many offers to assist with clean up. Unfortunately, the restoration company is unable to have volunteers in the building at this time.