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School gets funding for new elementary

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)

The Pocahontas School District has been approved for funding to build a new elementary school. 

The school district applied for grant funding in 2017, after seeing major school growth.

The grant will provide partnership funding for the new K-4 building.

According to Superintendent Daryl Blaxton, the school board purchased a piece of land nearly 15 years ago, which will be the new site of the elementary building. 

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