Rogers' First Two-Story Elementary School Nears Completion

Posted: December 29, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.

Tim Devall with Architectual Concepts works Friday on the cubbies inside one of the classrooms on at Janie Darr Elementary School in Rogers.

Construction is in the final stretch at Janie Darr Elementary School.

At A Glance

Attendance Zones

With a new school, boundaries within the Rogers School District will shift. Administrators plan to open Janie Darr Elementary School at half-capacity. Rogers High School is growing and changes to the boundary plan would lower the number of students feeding into it. Schools in the southwest area of Rogers near Darr include: Bellview, Tucker and Lowell elementery schools. A public presentation of the new boundary plan is scheduled for the end of January.

Source: Staff Report

Fast Fact

Name Game

Janie Darr Elementary School is named for the current district superintendent.

Source: Staff Report

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It's not the first, just the latest. In the 30's and 40's there was an elementary school in Rogers that was 2 stories. It's a church now.

Posted by: randylocklin

December 29, 2012 at 9:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Yes, Randy, you are correct about Maple Grove School...where I attended in my 3rd grade year... being two-story. Gene B. RHS `52

Posted by: birdseed

December 29, 2012 at 1:25 p.m. ( | suggest removal )