Whether or not the Sartell-St. Stephen School District builds a new High School is in the hands of voters on Tuesday. The one-question referendum is asking for $105.8 million in bond funding for the new school and for updates to buildings district-wide.
The Sartell-St. Stephen school board wants to bond $105.8 million over 25 years for a new high school, and for updates to buildings across the district. A special election public vote will be held on May 24th for the new school and updates to alleviate space crunches in the district due to growing enrollment.
The Sartell school board meeting on Wednesday night involving a presentation on a possible new high school is being rescheduled. A community task force is expected to pitch a plan to the board involving a new high school and updates to every other building in the district.
A plan to build a new high school in Sartell, along with upgrades to each school in the district, will be presented to the school board in the near future. The Sartell district has been studying its facilities with a community task force since March to come up with a solution for growing enrollment in the district.