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Brandywine Elementary to reopen after bees found inside building

Bees inside Brandywine Elementary
Posted at 2:14 PM, May 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 14:15:33-04

NEW PALESTINE — Brandywine Elementary will reopen Thursday after closing Wednesday due to several bees in the building.

Wes Anderson, Director of School and Community Relations for the district, said the school dodged a bullet because the queen and several of the bees were left out overnight.

When a beekeeper visited the school this morning, there were only a few dozen bees in the gym, something Anderson called a "night and day difference" from Tuesday night.

The district's last day of school is Thursday.