C.R. Anderson Middle School http://mtpr.org en A little more about the old shooting range which led to C.R. Anderson's closure http://mtpr.org/post/little-more-about-old-shooting-range-which-led-cr-andersons-closure <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">C.R. Anderson Middle School students will be heading back to class next week.</span></p><p>The state’s largest middle school abruptly closed last Tuesday after elevated lead levels were found at the site of the school’s old firing range.</p><p>Further testing shows the lead was confined to that area and cleanup efforts should be completed in the next few days.</p><p>Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce finds out more about the shooting range thought responsible for the contamination.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:08:05 +0000 Dan Boyce 13792 at http://mtpr.org A little more about the old shooting range which led to C.R. Anderson's closure C.R. Anderson Middle School closed for at least a week due to lead contamination http://mtpr.org/post/cr-anderson-middle-school-closed-least-week-due-lead-contamination <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Helena’s C.R. Anderson Middle School was abruptly closed Tuesday after test results brought up elevated lead levels in areas of the building.</span></p><p>The lead found in Montana's largest middle school likely comes from the school's old basement firing range, which administrators say has been closed for about 20 years.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:36:57 +0000 Dan Boyce 13632 at http://mtpr.org C.R. Anderson Middle School closed for at least a week due to lead contamination