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Walls of the new Alexandria Area High School are now in place along Pioneer Road in southeast Alexandria. (Photo by Lowell Anderson)

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Washington? Lincoln? Jefferson? The Alexandria School District 206 Board of Education strayed from the traditional path and elected a more modern name for the new high school opening in 2014 - Alexandria Area High School.


The name was alluded to at the groundbreaking ceremony in September. Board members unanimously approved the name at their December 17 meeting.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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