Meaning in 12 days, college students in grades 9-12 will likely be in a brand new constructing in Mendota Heights.
"Once I walked into Brown School, I believed it is a doable place," stated Minnehaha Academy president Dr. Donna Harris. "It's a trendy constructing that had been used as a college."
Two wings will separate the grades - with the center of the constructing housing the media middle and pupil-lounge space.
"Scholar providers, administration, we'll all be proper right here on this tight little space," stated principal Jason Wenschlag. "It will likely be very distinctive, and I really like the children so I feel that will likely be enjoyable for us."
The constructing doesn't have lockers for college kids. They're going to use hooks of their homeroom lecture rooms.
There isn't any fitness center, so the faculty will give attention to the well being and health courses they already provide. There's a weight and health space.
It additionally does not have a kitchen, so meals will likely be introduced into the newly remodeled cafe.
A chapel additionally wanted to be created.
"This area was cleared out," Wenschlag stated. "5,600 sq. ft. We'll have a bunch of chairs right here for chapel and a few totally different seating over right here for the cafe."
College students and employees attended a college roundup Thursday the place they acquired schedules and stated prayers.
The college posted footage on social media, utilizing the hashtag #TogetherWeRise. It is the theme heading into a brand new faculty 12 months.
"Normalcy is coming round," Wenschlag stated. "Now that we have now an area, faculty begins September 5, I feel they're (college students) feeling fairly good about issues."
The college continues to be not ready to make use of any half of the previous campus, together with fields. So athletic occasions will happen in different areas.
As for transportation, the faculty can have a shuttle that goes forwards and backwards every morning and afternoon between the Decrease/Center campus and the Mendota Heights location.
There may even be vans selecting up college students in some suburban areas.