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To take the virtual tour and view the schematic drawings, visit the New High School Project section on the school district's website at

Work on new school rolls ahead

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Since voters approved funding last fall for a new high school in Alexandria, the design process and cost estimation is moving right along.


Lots of people have had lots of input on what the high school will look like and how it should be designed to best serve students and the community.

On Monday, the Alexandria school board heard updates on the project's status and preliminary construction budget.


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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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