Three generations of the McCallie family who all attended Birchwood Elementary School in Birchwood, Tenn., sit in front of the school Thursday. Birchwood will be closing this spring because officials say it does not make financial sense to operate.
Photo by Doug Strickland .
published Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Birchwood School is the kind of place where maintenance crews are thanked with biscuits and gravy. ONLINE: Go to www.timesfreepress.com/birchwood to see an audio slideshow and an interactive timeline for Birchwood Elementary.