Scottsdale Schools to celebrate Hopi project completion

A view of Pima Elementary School during rebuild. (Independent Newsmedia/Arianna Grainey)

The Hopi Elementary School, 5110 E. Lafayette Blvd. in Phoenix, community and the Scottsdale Unified School District will celebrate the completion of the school’s rebuild project with a dedication ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.

The ceremony will feature remarks from Acting Superintendent Dr. John Kriekard, SUSD Governing Board President Patty Beckman and Principal Tamara Jagodzinski, according to a press release.

A combined fourth/fifth grade choir will also perform, along with a traditional ribbon cutting. Self-guided tours of the new school will be available following the ceremony.

The Hopi project began in November 2017 and was completed in January 2019 at a cost of approximately $19.7 million in voter-approved 2016 bond funds, a release states.

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