Keith Blackburn, architect with HTK Architects, presented a draft of what those buildings might look like at the Abilene USD 435 Board of Educations regular meeting Monday.
Both buildings are a key part of the $24 million bond issue the board approved and will be on an April 1 ballot.
said the drawings of the elementary school and high school entrance at this point are just concepts and that the high school would probably have more window space for administration and fewer windows in the lobby.
said the elementary building is on one level just in case there would be future development at that location.
One thing to consider is that when you build K through first grade, they have to be on the first level, he
is still working on a master plan for 15 to 30 years down the road.
You dont want to put the building in the wrong place and not be able to expand it, if down the road they (the board) decide thats what they are going to do, he
We dont want to build a new gymnasium and then in 20 years tear the building down, he