VIDEO: Few weeks left to wrap up school construction projects


Photographs by David Gottschalk

Jon Purifoy, principal at Farmington High School, walks Friday past the school emblem on the floor in the new Farmington High School. Classes will be begin at the school this August.

Students who arrive on the first day of school next month will see new spaces across Benton and Washington counties.

A view of Osage Creek Elementary School under construction Friday in Bentonville.

New campuses for 2017-18

• Bentonville School District opening Osage Creek Elementary School and Creekside Middle School ($37 million)

• Farmington School District opening new 10th- through 12th-grade Farmington High School campus ($13 million)

• Haas Hall Academy opening sites in former Lane Hotel in Rogers and in The Jones Center in Springdale (Renovations paid by KLS Leasing, a Walton Family Foundation company)

• Rogers School District is moving Crossroads alternative education program to new space on North Second Street ($3.5 million)

Source: Staff report

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