Lowell has not been used as a school since a roof collapse made it unsafe to occupy in
Demolition is expected to be finished sometime in July. At that point, construction will begin on a
The new school will have a kindergarten through fifth-grade capacity of 450 students, which is 100 more than the current building. It is also expected to have a 12-classroom preschool wing that would replace the Elk Run Preschool, which is in need of remodeling. Officials have said Lowell's centralized location make it a good place for the preschool.
Until the pandemic closed schools in March, students had been attending classes in former Central Rivers Area Education Agency office and conference space in
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