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(VERONA) The first day of school is just around the corner, including for Country View Elementary. which is still cleaning up after a tornado hit Verona earlier this year.

Major construction is already complete and school staff are in the final leg of repair work.

“All these things that are now in here, as you can see, they need to get arranged and the only people that can do that are the teachers that occupy these rooms,” said Dean Gorrell, School Superintendent. “So that's the untold story right there, is the real work in regard to putting the classrooms back together is going to be taking place here real soon and only by the teachers."

The E-F3 tornado back in June ripped apart about 17,000 square feet of the building. Damage estimates are 3 to 4 million dollars. Students arrive September 2nd

Country View Elementary teachers to finish getting classrooms ready for students

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