SCC board investigating plan to add classrooms to elementary

The recent enrollment boom in kindergarten has South Central Calhoun School District officials looking at ways to add classroom space to the elementary school.

Superintendent Jeff Kruse told the board Nov. 19 he had spoken with FEH architect Ron Speckman about adding the classroom space to the building. The district had to add a fourth kindergarten section this year and had to discontinue 3-year-old preschool in Rockwell City to accommodate that grade.

Speckman showed board members two potential locations where classrooms could be added in either one or two phases – two to four classes in one spot and two to three classes in a separate area.

Kruse said he would prefer the district not use money from the new Physical Plant and Equipment Levy that district residents approved in April for the project. When the district promoted that project, it was for locker rooms at the high school, a gym at the elementary and student service space at the elementary.

Read more in the Nov. 28 edition.