(Hamburg) — Following a COVID-19 related interruption, a major project is on the fast track in the Hamburg School District.
About a hundred students, combined with scores of volunteers, have worked together on a housing project in a lot across from Marnie Simons Elementary School. School officials proposed the project to assist local families, and shore up some of the housing stock lost by the floods of 2019. Some of those students, along with a representative of a volunteer group from out of state, updated the project on KMA’s “Morning Line” program Friday morning.
Gabe Richardson is a 7th grader at Hamburg Middle School. Richardson says work began last spring after a fundraising goal was met, and resumed in the fall following the state-mandated school shutdown in March.
“We got $32,000 to start the house,” said Richardson. “Then, about a…