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Bond Issue to be Proposed for Addition to Storm Lake Early Elementary School

April 21, 2022 8:51am

At the Storm Lake School Board meeting last (Wed) night, Superintendent Dr. Stacey Cole said the district will soon be proposing another bond issue to add a 1st grade wing to the new Early Elementary Building.

Dr. Cole said a 1st grade addition is needed due to the Elementary School still being overcrowded, even though kindergarten students moved into the Early Elementary Building at the beginning of January. Dr. Cole said the current 3rd grade class is the largest in the district...(audio clip below)

Dr. Cole said the district will be increasing communication with residents on the bond issue, with voting expected to happen in September.

The 1st grade wing is the main part of the second phase of the Early Elementary Building. The preliminary cost is approximately 14.5-million dollars.

A third phase would add a wing for pre-K students.