Powell School Board Moves Forward On New School

Powell, WY – The Powell school board has signed a contract with the Wyoming School Facilities Commission giving trustees more than a million dollars for designing a new Powell High School. The contract specifies a building of 115 thousand square feet, including a 550 seat auditorium. A budget of slightly more than $20 million for the entire project has been approved by the commission. The school board approved the contract at a special meeting Tuesday. Superintendent Don Cravens expects the planning process, including public input, to last 12 to 14 months.