Less than a month after conducting its first elementary school redistricting public forum, the Cobb County School District will hold another pubic information gathering meeting Tuesday night at .
And unlike the mid-May forum at where the discussion concerned all three of the new elementary schools that are scheduled to open in the next few years in the southern part of the county, tonight’s meeting will focus specifically on .
“This is about Smyrna,’’ said CCSD Area 2 Assistant Superintendent Dale Gaddis “We’re going to look at the replacement school potentials, talk about the site and get public input.’’
Tuesday’s meeting is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the school’s auditorium. By the time the new elementary school opens in the fall of 2013, more than one existing school could have its doors shut in Smyrna, with the likely candidates being , and .
“It really depends because the density in this area is pretty dramatic,’’ Gaddis said. “Brown is a small school, but it’s at capacity. Right now they have about 14, 15 trailers at Argyle. We’re going to have to make sure we’re cognizant of relieving all the schools to balance the population.’’
It is possible that there could be a rendering of what the new school could look like at Tuesday’s meeting. Regardless if that is the case, Smyrna residents are encouraged to attend to make their voices heard.
“It’s important that we buy-in to this school and provide as much input from the community as possible,’’ said Ward 3 Councilwoman Teri Anulewicz.
Even if you can’t make Tuesday night’s meeting, Smyrna residents are asked to provide feedback at the school district’s website here.