Happy Hollow Elementary School

City of West Lafayette

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The first new school construction in the West Lafayette School Corporation in more than 50 years began in earnest Monday—an intermediate school at the site of the Burtsfield Gym that will house students from the current Happy Hollow Elementary School.

WL facilities strategic planning begins June 12

May 9, 2013

The West Lafayette Community School Corporation has a committee in place for its facilities strategic planning process.

Superintendent Rocky Killion says the 44 member panel will begin work in mid-June with tours of the buildings in the district.

“We have a lot of maintenance issues and I just want to make sure that we gauge community support on what we’re facing with our buildings,” he says. “And the second piece of it then is: Develop a plan or options we all might consider moving forward.”

WL school board considering future space needs

Oct 5, 2012

Fourth grade students in the West Lafayette Community School Corporation could be housed at a different building in the future. Moving them to Cumberland School is one possible solution to space issues at Happy Hollow, which now holds 4th through 6th grades. Another option is adding classrooms onto Happy Hollow.

School Board President Alan Karpick says the corporation is in the early stages of addressing its space issues.

"To be able to properly take care of, from a capacity standpoint, the students that we have here and potentially prepare for continued growth."