The Richmond Register

Education

July 8, 2014

Naming of kindergarten academy on school board agenda

RICHMOND — Naming of the new kindergarten academy to be housed in the former Mayfield Elementary School building is on the Madison County School Board’s agenda Thursday evening.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Madison Central High School lecture lab.

The kindergarten academy will serve the four county elementary schools in Richmond when the district begins full-day kindergarten next month.

  The school district conducted an online survey in June with six suggested names that would “honor a person or place that has had significant impact on community history.”

Mayfield was not listed as an option.

In the Richmond Register’s online poll June 15-21, keeping the Mayfield name for the academy won the vote with a 64 percent majority. The newspaper’s poll offered four options. Others were Cassius M. Clay, John G. Fee and “Some other name.”

Audience comments will be heard prior to the Action Items on the board’s agenda.

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