Preparations begin again for new school windows


October 28, 2020

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

Workers with St. George Glass of Iron Mountain work on installing flashings to the window sills at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer Tuesday morning. The work was in preparation for the new windows which are anticipated to arrive next week. The school has had plywood in place of the windows since the glass block windows were removed in August.


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BESSEMER - Dan Niemi, superintendent of Bessemer Area Schools told the school board Monday that workers from St. George Glass of Iron Mountain have started to install the framing for the new windows at Washington Elementary School.

"That's finally starting to make some movement," Niemi said.

The original glass block windows were removed in August, before school resumed, to help speed up the process of installing the windows and protect kids from shattered glass. In place of the windows, plywood and small temporary windows were put up, until the new...

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