More than 60 students are back home after a spontaneous slumber party at their school.
Tuesday's snowstorm hit eastern El Paso County so hard that buses were unable to get students out of Miami-Yoder School, forcing dozens of kids to spend the night.
Students spent the evening watching movies, playing basketball and eating pizza before going to sleep on wrestling mats. Being that the district only has about 315 students, school officials say the students all knew each other, giving the evening the feel of a makeshift sleepover. A handful of teachers stayed the night to watch the kids.
Parents began arriving at the school Wednesday morning. The last group of kids left before noon.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.