Reconfiguration of buildings may result from YME upgrades
GRANITE FALLS -- The two-year project to upgrade and renovate the Yellow Medicine East school buildings could lead to a reconfiguration of grades in the district, according to Superintendent Al Stoeckman.
He said the district is studying the possibility of adopting the middle school concept for grades 6, 7 and 8.
The school board is considering a proposal to move some preschool programs from the high school building into the elementary school, and making it a K-5 facility. It's currently a K-6 facility.
Grades 6, 7 and 8 would be offered as a middle school in a separate section of the high school building. The remainder of the high school building would be devoted to grades 9-12. The district offices would be moved to the west wing where some of the preschool programs are now offered.