• Please see podcasts for more information: Elementary building podcast updates

    • Sept. 14, 2021: Building project narrowed down to three options
      • The district, with a final school board decision, is continuing to look into its proposed elementary school project with options that would leave potentially no tax increase on residents. Working with Hunt, an upstate New York-based engineering firm, seven options were narrowed down to three that would fit within the district's goal financially and infrastructurally.

    Additional updates in chronological order...

    • July 1, 2019: Building project plan in the works
      • In a series of listening meetings, the public was invited to hear and provide feedback about a proposed project to revamp elementary schools at Bellefonte Area School District. There are four possible options.
      • See original feasibility study, here: Feasibility study, Jan. 19, 2017 (Crabtree, Rohrbaugh and Associates)

    *Project postponed until further notice (November 2019)

    *Due to school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic, information is subject to change (March 16, 2020)

    • March 27, 2020: Facilities committee meets with Hunt
      • The facilities committee met for the first time with Hunt, where the architect and engineering team presented information about the building conditions survey. A podcast was conducted that provides further information: Part 2
    • June 8, 2020: Q&A
      • Frequently-asked questions are answered about the elementary building project. This will be updated as necessary.
    • July 1, 2020: Timeline
      • A timeline of important dates regarding the elementary building project, starting in 2009
    • hunt present aug 11 Aug. 11, 2020: Hunt presents to the Bellefonte Area school board about several possible project options.
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