Daily Archives: January 14, 2016

Teens’ vandalism causing mold problems in classrooms

By Dillon Collier, KENS 5

Southwest Independent School District’s Sun Valley Elementary School continues to deal with mold issues weeks after teens vandalized the school and left sinks running for an untold number of days.

“We’ve been remedying the situation. As it’s escalated, we too have escalated our actions,” said Adriana Garcia, PhD., the district’s director of public relations.

A demolition crew remained on site Monday and could be on campus through the start of February, restoring walls damaged by water.

Garcia confirmed two teens were arrested for the vandalism, which took place some time during the Thanksgiving holiday. Garcia declined to release the names of the teens or other details of the investigation because the teens are juveniles and the investigation is ongoing. Read more