new elementary school

Education
9:05 am
Tue February 11, 2014

New Columbia elementary school will be named after Eliot Battle

The Columbia school board revealed a name for one of the two new Columbia elementary schools after months of planning and consideration. 

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Education
8:56 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Columbia school board moves ahead with contruction plans for new elementary school

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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&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.

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