MT Ribbon Cutting & Open House - Jan. 6

MT Ribbon Cutting & Open House - Jan. 6

Jan 07, 2020

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Mark Twain Elementary students and staff celebrated the completion and opening of their new school on Jan. 3 with a ribbon-cutting and open house. The new 65,800 SF school can serve more than 450 students. Mark Twain Elementary is home to prekindergarten through 5th grade classrooms. The new building offers a significant increase in classroom space as well as gymnasium and the addition of commons and multipurpose areas.

Students and staff started school in their new building on January 6.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Design incorporates 21st century learning concepts into more traditional school design
  • Learning pods between classrooms provide space for collaborative opportunities and small group instruction
  • Makerspace supports robot building, hands-on science and learning through discovery; space includes work areas with device plug-in, markerboard tables, and writeable wall space
  • Learning stair links media center, commons/cafeteria, and gymnasium which provides flexibility for large group learning
  • Library’s large glass walls overlook Duck Creek
  • Bus drop-off is designed to be independent from car drop-off
  • More capacity for parking and student drop-off

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