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Help AISD name this school

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by Tai Moses

Here’s something to take your mind off of pandemics and politics: The Austin Independent School District would like the community’s help in naming its modernized Norman Elementary School, slated to open in January 2021. While Norman has been undergoing modernization, its school community has been co-located at Sims Elementary School. When the project is complete, both the Norman and Sims school communities will move into the new – and newly named – Norman campus. Here’s some background that might get your creative juices flowing: According to AISD, since the beginning of the 2018-19 school year, “the two communities have worked together to create a shared sense of community and purpose, living their motto of ‘Two Schools; One Vision.’ … While the Sims facility will close when all of the students move into the modernized Norman site, the district would like to ensure that the legacies of G.W. Norman and Mary J. Sims are carried on at the new school.” You may submit your name suggestion using this online form through Monday, May 4. Before submitting, it is suggested that you first read through the board’s criteria for naming a district facility.

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