Architects with RRMM gave the public their first look at the proposed design for Gloucester’s newest public school during the Gloucester County School Board meeting Tuesday. The new, two-story facility to be built on T. C. Walker Road will replace Page Middle School, which was partially destroyed by a tornado in April of last year and is currently undergoing final demolition.
School division superintendent Ben Kiser said the new $26 million school lends "a chance to break the mold" of traditional school design and create a campus that would best accommodate integrated curriculum, project-based learning, and collaborative teaching and learning. He said the facility would be "a state-of-the-art, world-class school that will not replicate any school we have now."
The design holds three, two-story "grade houses" or wings, with one each for sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Each floor holds four core classrooms, all with a glass wall along the corridor. Each also has a teacher w...
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