The Brown Deer Plan Commission on Monday favorably recommended extensive modifications to the school campus. Most of the work is being funded by the referendum approved last year.
Commissioners forwarded the site plan to the Building Board and Village Board. Both bodies meet Monday at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively. The site plan includes razing Dean Elementary School, converting the existing middle school into an elementary school and building an addition to the existing high school to accommodate middle school students.
During Monday's review, commissioners largely favored the school district's plans. Concerns about having middle and high school students in one building were raised. But District Administrator Deb Kerr said there will be a clear division between the two age groups. For example, middle and high schoolers will have staggered schedules and will be eating lunch in separate cafeterias.
A separate appointed body, the Beautification Committee, will be reviewing the district's extensive landscaping plans for the site at a later date. The proposal includes increasing the amount of green space throughout the 63-acre site.
Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.
Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter Get the Newsletter!
- Fox Point steps closer to footbridge's removal
- Fox Point-Bayside's school budget may get some state relief
- K4 class sizes named priority
- Shorewood Schools Business Manager moves on
- Police Report: May 13
- Elmbrook recommends Stormonth's Westfahl as new Brookfield Elementary principal
- Fox Point-Bayside School Board finalizes three of 10 potential layoffs
- News & Notes: May 8
- Fox Point-Bayside School Board recall set in motion
- NSFD board trying to take funding formula discussion behind closed doors