October 21, 2021

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Spring Hill opens new elementary college

SPRING HILL, Kan. – In significantly less than three months the Spring Hill School District will open up its fifth elementary college.

Dayton Creek Elementary School, at 21120 W. 188th Terrace, will welcome far more than 200 pupils for the 2021-2022 college 12 months. 

Christopher Villarreal, director of communications and instruction engagement for the USD 230, said Spring Hill is one of the fastest rising school districts in the condition and the new making will support retain up with the growing quantity of pupils in the district.

“All of our elementary buildings have a highest ability of all-around 500 college students. None of them are pretty to that range yet,” Villarreal mentioned. “We are attempting to keep forward of the progress curve, so that way none of our properties get above potential and we can retain a great college student to trainer ratio in all of our structures.” 

Villarreal mentioned for the 2021-22 college calendar year there will be an common of 21 students per classroom. 

“We had our wander-in enrollment yesterday, so proper now we are sitting at about 216 learners. I anticipate that variety will grow rapidly as houses that are heading up around us,” Dayton Creek Elementary Principal Darcy Sly claimed. 

Voters handed a bond challenge again in 2018 to pay for the building of the new university.

The $21,500,000 constructing will serve pupils in Kindergarten as a result of 5th grade from Spring Hill’s district, which features parts of Olathe and rural Johnson County. 

Dayton Creek Elementary will feed into both equally Spring Hill Center and Woodland Spring Middle. The college district will open up a third middle college for the 2023-2024 university yr. 

“Last calendar year our district extra STEM to the curriculum. Now we have a STEM course that all of our college students, Kindergarten by way of 5th grade go to when a week. It’s a excellent supplying for them,” Sly said. 

The new setting up options a laptop or computer lab, vibrant hallways and flexible seating possibilities for learners in the classroom and in the library. 

“Our faculty is a great area for some adaptable finding out. What that involves is flexible seating for learners. That permits learners who need a little more wiggle home although they are mastering to get the wiggles out. We’ve obtained little oodles,” Sly mentioned. 

On July 28, the college district will host a commitment and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new university commencing at 6 p.m.

Dayton Creek will host a Back again to Faculty night time on August 16 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The to start with working day of university will be August 18. Online enrollment for the 2021-2022 faculty calendar year will be offered through July 30 at midnight. Parents can obtain much more details on enrollment on the Dayton Creek Elementary Faculty web site.