LANSDOWNE, Pa. (AP) — Students in a suburban Philadelphia district will finish the year in a different building after a fire seriously damaged their high school.
The William Penn School District says students at Penn Wood High School in Lansdowne will attend split sessions at the Cypress Street campus in Yeadon for the rest of the year. Before Thursday’s fire, juniors and seniors attended the campus in Lansdowne and freshmen and sophomores went to the campus in Yeadon.
Classes are set to resume Wednesday with all students in the same building — upperclassmen attending in the morning and underclassmen in the afternoon.
Authorities say someone set fire to the building early Thursday, damaging the lobby and several classrooms. Investigators say they’re looking for several individuals believed to be involved in the arson.