Article Photos: Storm damage in southeast Edmond: 'That was our favorite tree,' said Reggie Ayers of the 100-year-old cottonwood tree toppled by the storm. 80/538

About 2,000 Moore Public Schools employees gather Wednesday afternoon inside Southern Hills Baptist Church for a staff meeting. It was the first time they had all met since Monday, when a tornado killed seven of their students. Superintendent Susan Pierce thanked them for their work. ?We love our students,? Pierce said. ?We are a committed community of educators.? <strong>NATE BILLINGS - THE OKLAHOMAN</strong>