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New Smyrna Elementary School Progress Continues

The new Smyrna school has yet to be named and will open Aug. 2013.

Work continues on Smyrna's new elementary school. A SPLOST representative from the Cobb County School District said that overall construction is about 45 percent complete. Contractors are currently working to install the school's metal roof. West wing masonry is about 50 percent complete and asphalt installation at the bus driveway is about 70 percent complete. 

The new school will serve as a replacement for . Some students currently zoned for and will be redistricted to attend the new school when it opens Aug. 2013. 

The school is being built in one corner of the Belmont Hills development located at the corner at the Atlanta Road and Windy Hill Road. The school is on the Fleming Street side of the property and abuts . 

Click through the images above to see what the new school will look like when it's complete.

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Smyrnan August 16, 2012 at 11:38 AM
The new Kroger at The Crossings had been nicknamed The Second Coming. That was because when it opened you would have thought it was The Second Coming. So when the new elementary school opens it will be called The Second Second Coming.
Michelle August 16, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Looking forward to new beginnings, new and old families, a dedicated teaching staff and strong leadership all in a new building with lots of wonderful learning opportunities. My six year old is excited about her new school....it's wonderful to look at things through the eyes of a child.....they are not clouded with negativity. :)
Kristin August 16, 2012 at 01:54 PM
There's a rendering of it in the Brown lobby and every time we pass it, my 1st grader says, "That's my new school!" We can't wait to see the completed masterpiece and are looking forward to an amazing experience under Mr. Ward and Mrs. Bassett's fantastic leadership.
Smyrnan December 04, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Will carbon monoxide detectors be installed in this school? Smoke detectors are required but not cm detectors. Only two states require them in schools - CT & MD. There have recently been incidents in several states where students & staff were treated for exposure to cm.

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