Festus R-6 gearing up for phase one of its classroom expansion project

(Festus) The Festus R-6 School District is working on a classroom expansion plan with the project including two phases.

Superintendent Dr. Nicki Ruess says they recently held their first design team meeting and are now gearing up to start phase 1.

In regards to preliminary deigns, Dr. Ruess says they recently looked at the plans with several teachers surrounding the renovations at the middle school.

The classroom expansion plan and building reconfiguration process will take effect at the start of the 2024-25 school year.