new elementary school http://kbia.org en New Columbia elementary school will be named after Eliot Battle http://kbia.org/post/new-columbia-elementary-school-will-be-named-after-eliot-battle <p>The Columbia school board revealed a name for one of the two new Columbia elementary schools after months of planning and consideration.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:05:30 +0000 Melody Myers 47978 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board moves ahead with contruction plans for new elementary school http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-moves-ahead-contruction-plans-new-elementary-school <p>The Columbia Board of Education has approved construction to begin on a nearly $19 million project to build a new elementary school northeast of Columbia, adjacent to Battle High School. The board approved a bid by K&amp;S Construction of St. Louis, the lowest bidder for the project. The original budget for the project was $12 million but the board increased that based on the projected need for capitalized interest and collective bond premiums. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:56:54 +0000 Marcel Clarke 40240 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board moves ahead with contruction plans for new elementary school