New Green Valley Elementary ready for first day of school

Updated: Jul. 24, 2018 at 6:06 PM EDT
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NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - Much needed technology and safety improvements are now a reality at the new Green Valley Elementary School.

The school is set to open for its first day on Thursday, July 26.

The project is a result of the New Albany Floyd County's $87 million referendum, which passed in the fall of 2016.

"We had promised our public when we out for this that we would have a modern Green Valley, new technology, new safety measures that will meet current standards. All of these have been incorporated into this facility," said facilities director Bill Wiesheart.

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The new building is set up behind the old school. The Grand Opening celebration for the new building is scheduled for September 9.

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