Delmae Heights Elementary announces open house
Delmae Heights Elementary has announced a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the new school facility that is located at 1211 South Cashua Drive. It will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Hal Fuller of FW Architects has provided a description of the brand new facility that will open on the first day for school for students on Thursday, Aug. 17.
Delmae Heights Elementary School consists of a main core building that includes administration, guidance, media-commons, fine arts, multi-purpose gym, and cafeteria/kitchen. The main core also includes classroom space for second and third grade classes as well as computer classrooms and special education classrooms, said Fuller.”
According to Fuller, classroom wings off the main core area include spaces for kindergarten and first grade, as well as fourth and fifth grade classes. “There are also accommodations for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) classes,” he added.
“The core area of the school is erected for a student population of 1200 with a wing that will accommodate future growth,” said Fuller.
Fuller further described the new school’s accommodations: “The facility, comprised of 115,000 square feet, accommodates two student drop-off and pick-up areas, separate secure play areas for kindergarten and first grade classes, a state-of-the-art media center with production studio, color coordinated classroom wings, and a unique and inviting front entry/lobby area.”
The public is invited to attend the ribbon cutting and open house ceremony. For more information, call 843-664-8448.