The USD 333 Concordia Board of Education toured the newly remodeled middle school Monday, July 24th at their annual board retreat.
Previously, in October 2012, the USD 333 Concordia Board of Education voted unanimously to support the decision to close the Concordia Middle School beginning in the 2013-2014 school year. This decision came after Jerry McCall with Educational Consulting Services evaluated all the district’s facilities. The hope was that this would be a cost-saving measure.
Since then, the middle school, which became the “USD 333 Service Center” has been home to a variety of different programs, including an after-school program, Head Start, and more.
It wasn’t until 2018 that the school board began to discuss reopening the middle school to accommodate the fifth and sixth grade students of USD 333. New Superintendent, Quentin Breese, wanted to make sure the board looked at all the data before coming to a decision.
The board decided after studying the data that the middle school would be reopened and fifth and sixth grade students would once again be able to attend school here. Facility repairs and improvements began.
Now the Concordia Middle School has been remodeled and is all set to open this August.