Instructional coach Lisa Simmons (left) and 21st Century coach Taylor Quezada walk through the new Soaring Heights Elementary School on the way back to East Middle School Thursday afternoon, Jan. 2, 2014, in Duquesne. Soaring Heights combines the students from Duquesne and Duenweg elementary schools.
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