Bob Sweet, 66, will retire next week after 11 years as an adult crossing guard for the K-8 school. Sweet started wearing costumes to stand out in the crowd to alert motorists children were crossing the road but it became part of his regular routine as the students absolutely adored him for it.
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St. Ignatius School reopens after a devastating fire destroyed part of the school in February 2007.