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Second-grade substitute teacher Rob Gasparello receives a high-five as students leave for summer vacation Tuesday morning. Gasparello, a retired principal, taught at Elon Elementary from 1978 to 1981.
Fifth-grade students, the final graduating class of the 64-year-old school, leave their classrooms to begin summer vacation. They return for the fall in the sixth grade at Western Alamance Middle School. Escorting them to the school bus is Manda Stiegel (red T-shirt).
Parents with their children bid good-bye to the 64-year-old building as summer vacation begins Tuesday morning.