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Youth's Benefit Elementary celebrates becoming 'one school in one amazing building'

Youth's Benefit Elementary celebrates becoming 'one school in one amazing building'

Alva Amoss McMullen taught at Youth’s Benefit Elementary School in Fallston for 30 years. Her mother, Rose Amoss, taught there when it was in a two-room schoolhouse, and McMullen’s children and grandchildren attended when the children were spread over two buildings on one site.

She and her daughter, Cathy Amoss-Babcock, toured the new $37.1 million, more than 149,000 square-foot building Saturday that brings Youth’s Benefit’s 1,005 students — plus faculty, staff and administrators — under one roof.

“It’s beautiful, it really is,” the 80-year-old McMullen said while visiting an art classroom. “It certainly is wonderful and oh, my goodness, it’s got so many opportunities and...

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