Students from South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon will spend the school year at the same local church that allowed the school to use its classrooms after a quick-moving fire ravaged the school in February.

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The district plans to rebuild South Bay in time to open for 2011-12, but in the meantime will send the school's 300 students back to Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church when school opens in September, school officials said Thursday.

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