Uvalde breaks ground on new elementary school with plans to honor victims of shooting

The construction for a new elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, officially broke ground on Saturday.

The event comes more than a year after the May 2022 mass shooting that claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School, with building planners finding ways to honor the victims through its schematic designs, including a tree at its center.

Uvalde was originally named after the oak trees that fill the region’s landscape. Each branch of the school’s tree will represent a victim.

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