Students will have to attend J.E. Harper Elementary School one more year as construction begins at two schools to alleviate long-standing safety and noise issues.
Principal Janene Ashley says not much will change this school year, adding she and all the faculty are excited about the new construction beginning.
“I encourage my teachers to do their group time on opposite walls so that my teachers can minimize the noise as best we can,” she said.
“We do a lot of technology and ‘whole brain’ teaching, so the noise level is inevitable with kindergarten and first grade. We’re just trying to do