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September 5, 2012 in City
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Paula Jenkins, right, waves to student Jaden Thompson, left, as Sue Davey’s first-grade class walks past the waiting area inside the new Westview Elementary School on Tuesday, the first day of classes. Jenkins has two children in the school.

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Westview Elementary School Principal Cathy Comfort, second from left, and Spokane Public Schools Superintendent Shelley Redinger, left, celebrate the opening of the new school on Tuesday.