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Storm Shelters for Tupelo Schools

TUPELO, Miss. – Storm shelters will be built at Thomas Street, Carver and Joyner elementary schools.

The safe rooms will be monolithic dome structures able to hold students as well as staff during a tornado.

The cost for the three structures is about $2.05 million. 90 percent of the cost will be paid from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

The school district is also hoping to build a shelter at Tupelo High School.

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