Yeah, they are expanding the school and need a zoning change related to expansion. Although I am fuzzy on the details of the zoning change itself. They plan to build an addition on the Allen street side in part of the parking lot there. https://candysdirt.com/2018/07/11/oak-l ... -and-more/
William B. Travis TAG Academy
Also presented last night was a proposed school addition that will house expanded drama, choir, orchestra, band and visual arts spaces along with additional classrooms and a storm shelter. In the rendering above, the multi-floor area in front is the proposed addition to the existing school.
The classrooms are much needed and will replace the portable mobile-home-like buildings currently used to house a growing population. If the porta-classrooms weren’t bad enough, we were told the girls’ locker room had been converted some time ago to a classroom. Hopefully the kids in the back of that classroom aren’t sitting in stalls. The school’s small ask of the OLC was to support a five-foot height increase accommodate the addition.
Build as many schools as we need, I say. I’m especially happy to see an emphasis on the arts, especially drama. Where else are future politicians going to hone their craft?
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