The Sartell-St. Stephen school district is getting ready to remodel the current high school into a middle school. On Monday night the board is expected to approve over $6.9 million in bids for the project.
The Sartell-St. Stephen school district is getting a brand new $89.5 million high school. Voters in the district have approved a $105.8 million bond referendum. They also plan to make upgrades to all the other buildings in the district. The current high school will become the new middle school.
The Sartell-St. Stephen school board is expected to approve polling places on Monday night for its upcoming $105.8 million referendum. The special election will be held on May 24th. The district wants to bond $105.8 million over 25 years.
The Community Task Force made their official pitch for a new high school to the Sartell-St. Stephen school board tonight (Monday). Jeremy Snoberger is a task force member and a parent of student in the district. He says every building in the district is already at, or near, capacity for students.
The Sartell-St. Stephen School District is expected to move forward tonight (Monday) with an energy-saving plan using solar power. Superintendent Jeff Schwiebert says Sunrise Energy Ventures is planning on building a solar farm on the old golf course down in Monticello, which is where the power would be generated.
The Sartell-St. Stephen school district is expecting a surge in students in their middle school, which means more classrooms are needed. Interim Superintendent Mike Spanier says the district is looking to add three classrooms to the end of the 5th grade wing.