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Alexandria School Board members toured the third floor of the classroom wing at the new high school construction site. The building is still very much under construction, but soon, the building will be entirely enclosed and interior finishing will be under way. (photo by Amy Chaffins)

New high school tour brings planning, blueprints to life

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Alexandria School Board members donned hard hats and safety vests Monday evening and ventured inside the shell of the new Alexandria Area High School.


The tour of the new high school construction seemed to breathe life into months and months of meetings, blueprints and planning.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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