Plan to expand moving forward

Five years after voters overwhelmingly turned down an Indian Creek school construction project, the school district is trying again.

And this time, the project is smaller, won’t raise the tax rate and school officials are hearing messages of support from the community.

The proposed $8.5 million project would add a wing for kindergarten through second-grade students at Indian Creek Intermediate School. The new wing would replace Indian Creek Elementary School, sections of which are between 28 and 75 years old and have leaky roofs, spaces large enough for bats to enter the building and other maintenance problems.

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