The work is the first visible sign of the construction for the project, but school officials have been designing the new building for months. This week, in a day-long meeting with architect
"We've moved pretty quickly in the design process," said school Superintendent
This week school officials and architects settled on the size of the school lunchroom, and the dimensions of the dining room. Campbell said the lunchroom will seat about 300 students and the kitchen will be large enough to serve both a middle and an elementary school.
"We're planning on the middle school being built there, but it may be down the road," Campbell said.
Campbell said the architects are nearing the end of the design phase, and that drawings will be sent to the state
He added that construction is likely to begin the first of next year.
In late July, school administrators decided to build the gym at the southeast corner of the property, making it visible from the corner of
In June, principals, teachers, aides, office workers and lunchroom staff weighed in on the project, listing their wishes for the new building.
In February, administrators secured
After months of debate over where the school should be located, the school board decided on the location near
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