Back to School for Mayflower and Vilonia after Tornado

Published 05/05 2014 06:30PM

Updated 05/06 2014 09:09AM

MAYFLOWER, AR - Students and teachers in both Mayflower and Vilonia are back in school today. Mayflower Superintendent John Gray says about 60 students out of 1,100 have been displaced from their homes.

Many students and teachers spent the last week donating items to families who need it most.

"This is a very negative thing that has happened to our community, but the positive thing that's come out of it of people donating and giving back support has come from all over it's been great," says Gray.

Besides some damage, students will only be allowed to drink from water bottles after a boil notice was issued.

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