Eagle Charter Academy and SMART Charter School in Lauderdale Lakes and Touchdowns4Life Charter Middle School in Tamarac all closed Friday. Parents Tamar Singh, Daniel Thomas and Andre Adamson gave their reactions, as did students Chanita Burrell and Kason Adamson, and vendor Ufere Ngwobia. (Published Friday, Sept. 14, 2012)
As the incident unfolded, students gathered on fields outside the school to wait, aerial images showed. The evacuation stemmed from a strong odor of gas being reported on campus, the school district said.