Before dawn on the first day of school, principal Nancy Bernardino and assistant principal Jennifer Turner sat in their office at the old Bonham Elementary campus in East Dallas, putting together jars of snacks for their teachers.
After months of work, the to-do-list was down to a handful of final details.
“It’s been a year-and-a-half in the making - and we’re finally here,” Bernardino said. “For us, it won’t be real until our girls walk through those doors.”
On Monday, the duo helped open one of Dallas ISD’s newest schools, repurposing a closed elementary for their new school, Solar Preparatory. The school has 198 students from kindergarten through second grade, and will eventually enroll students through eighth grade (The Dallas Morning News)
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