(REGISTER-GUARD) — BROTHERS, Oregon — From behind the counter at Brothers Stage Shop, Jerrie Hanna has watched crews come and go this summer preparing Brothers School to reopen in September after sitting empty for a decade. Hanna looks forward to kids coming to her store for snacks after school, to having some life across the street again in this town so tiny you can drive through it without realizing.
“Everybody is really, really, really excited about it,” said Hanna, a former teacher herself. She hopes having a school in town will draw more families, knowing their children won’t have to spend hours on a school bus to Prineville. “That makes the community grow.”
Brothers School is set to reopen with — as of earlier this month — five students in first through fifth grades as part of the Crook County School District.
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