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New Hobbs elementary school near completion [Video]

The original Southern Heights Elementary School stood for nearly 70 years. Now, the new school will offer additional space, a new playground and a sports field.

HOBBS, N.M. — The original Southern Heights Elementary School was a one story building that served generations of students for nearly 70 years. On Tuesday, leaders of Hobbs Municipal Schools, some New Mexico State representatives, community members and students alike witnessed the ribbon cutting ceremony that symbolized the new Southern Heights Elementary School is reaching the final stages of completion.

Back in 2019, a voter-approved bond election gave Hobbs Municipal Schools the green light to replace the original Southern Heights Elementary School. Half of the $30 million bond went towards funding this project. According to Gene Strickland, the Hobbs Municipal Schools superintendent, the State of New Mexico also helped fund 46% of the project while the rest was fulfilled through the bond election.

The new two-story building is about 20,000 square feet larger …

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