Campbell Elementary

Michele Skalicky

Campbell Elementary will close at the end of this school year and will re-open as an interim early childhood education center and Parents as Teachers hub in center city.

The Springfield Board of Education made the decision Tuesday to consolidate Campbell and McGregor Elementary schools.

Michele Skalicky

The Springfield Public School District is recommending merging Campbell Elementary with McGregor Elementary starting with the 2018-2019 school year.  

Riddick Tudor
Submitted Photo / Springfield Public Schools

This post has been updated with information shared by the school district 

A ten-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a vehicle near his school.  Riddick Tudor was one of five people who were hit by an SUV while standing on a sidewalk on the northeast corner of Grant and Mt. Vernon.  Police say the driver, 35-year-old Lonnie Yeager, reportedly experienced a medical episode.

A passenger in the vehicle was able to put the vehicle in park but not until after several people were injured.