Thanks to the support of community businesses, students at Cheney’s Salnave Elementary School will continue to enjoy a little natural shade in their commons area.
Last Thursday several faculty and staff members came together to transplant what Salnave kindergarten teacher Becky Hansen termed in a news release “an iconic Salnave feature: a full-sized, indoor Schefflera tree.”
“Commonly called an umbrella tree,” Hansen said.
The tree has been in the open, sunlight-drenched commons area for years. Hansen said nobody really remembers where it came from, but it was brought to the schoo...