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The Shelby County Board of Education will check the progress of the district’s two newest additions when it convenes at 7 p.m. Thursday at East Middle School, 600 Rocket Lane, for its regular meeting.
The board will hear an update from architects K. Norman Berry and Associates on both the finishing touches at the Northside Early Childhood Center and on the progress at the new Southside Elementary School.
The new Northside building opened for use last month, but work remained before completion, including items such as landscaping and playground equipment, which will be completed when the weather warms.
The new Southside building has started to take shape. The building now towers over the old school from behind, and the access road in the back appears to be near completion.
The board will consider a direct purchase order and approval of closing the access road project.
Also at Southside, the board will consider a change order for the 21st Century Classrooms at Southside, which provide classrooms with the necessary technology.
Also at the meeting, the board will: