Crowley ISD Connections Magazine Summer 2018 - Page 17

Sights and sounds from the groundbreaking ceremony on the Crowley ISD YouTube Channel. Breaking New Ground The new elementary school will be the first campus west of the Chisholm Trail Parkway The Crowley ISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Michael McFarland, city council members, former superintendents and a crowd of staff and community members broke ground on a new elementary school on May 11. The campus is scheduled to open Fall 2019. “This is an exciting day for our school district as we break ground on our new elementary,” McFarland said. “This will be the first of many new campuses for us as we continue to see tremendous growth in our community.” The new school will be the first in the district on the west side of the Chisholm Trail Parkway between McPherson Boulevard and Risinger Road, centered in Chisholm Trail Ranch neighborhood. Building Facts • 96,342 square feet • Capacity: 798 students • First new school building in Crowley ISD since 2010 • Land donated by Walton/Chisholm Trail Ranch • Secured main entry • Secured courtyards for outdoor learning and recess • Geothermal heating and cooling • Metal cool roof to reflect sunlight • Rainwater harvesting system • Natural light in every classroom Summer 2018 | CROWLEY ISD CONNECTIONS 17