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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. WEDNESDAY 9-22-04. U.S. GRANT MAPS FOR KIDS GROUND BREAKING. GROUNDBREAKING: Sophomore class president Nicole Davis (cq NICOLE DAVIS), 15, at left, and junior class president Leslie Johnson (cq LESLIE JOHNSON), 17, at right, wielding shovels along with school officials and dignitaries to break ground on phase one construction of the new U.S. Grant High School in the Oklahoma City Public School District. When completed phase two will be the demolition of the old school and construction of new athletic fields and parking lots. Staff photo by Paul B. Southerland