Red Canyon will get new building |

Red Canyon will get new building

Matt Terrell
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY ” As shown by recent letters to the editor, some people are under the impression that plans to build a new facility for Red Canyon High School are in danger of being scrapped.

That’s not the case at all, says Brooke Skjonsby, communications director for the school district.

The district still plans on breaking ground on a new Red Canyon High School in Edwards in September, which should be finished by January 2008. The school board recently approved $640,000 to be added to the $1.5 million construction budget to cover rising construction costs.

The new facility wasn’t on the original $128 million school bond approved in November, but the school board decided to build the school after getting a better than anticipated deal on the premium bond sale.

Red Canyon students will be displaced for at least a semester, but they’ll hold classes at Colorado Mountain College.

Staff writer Matt Terrell can be reached at 748-2955 or

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