Groundbreaking Celebration At Elmont Elementary

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- An expansion project at an Elementary School north of Topeka is officially underway.

The USD 345 Seaman Board of Education celebrated with a groundbreaking at Elmont Elementary.

The project will add seven classrooms, a gymnasium and secure entrance to the building.

The addition is part of the district's $57 million bond referendum in 2013.

It also will fund a new middle school and additions to several other elementary schools.

Teachers and community members were involved in the final design for the expansion.