Boys & Girls Club helping out LTUSD by sharing their space; Asks community for help in return

Paula Peterson, Wed, 09/18/2019 - 9:14pm​ [Architect's plans for the new Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe home.]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - Students from Sierra House Elementary have had their school days askew since a November 2018 fire forced them out of their home campus. For the last ten months, the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe (BGCLT) site has opened the doors on the space they rent from Lake Tahoe Unified School District (LTUSD) and shared with students during the school day.

BGCLT are scheduled to break ground next Spring on a new "clubhouse" that will be built next door, but in the meantime they share each room with staff and students from Sierra House.

"My team have been incredible through out the past ten months," said Jude Wood, BGCLT executive director. "Sharing space is hard and we've had to make many sacrifices to ensure that everyone can be accommodated. But we are glad to have been able to share our home for the good of the children and...