Springdale School Board approves new elementary schools, other additions

Posted: October 25, 2017 at 1 a.m.

File photo of construction at an elementary school behind J.O. Kelly Middle School in Springdale.

SPRINGDALE -- The School Board backed district plans to build two elementary schools at Tuesday's meeting in light of a 7,000-student projected growth in the next decade.


Springdale School Board welcomed back Randy Hutchinson, who was re-elected for his third five-year term as board member. The board elected Kevin Ownbey as the 2017-18 board president. Ownbey previously held the secretary position.

The board elected Michelle Cook as the 2017-18 board vice president. The board elected Kathy McFetridge as the 2017-18 board secretary.

Source: Staff report

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