TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Ever wanted to help name a school? The Amphitheater School District is giving you the chance.
The public is being given the opportunity to suggest names for a new elementary school. The school will focus instruction on the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Name suggestions for the school are being accepted from now through Friday, Sept. 23.
There are three ways for the public to submit potential school names:
- DISTRICT WEBSITE: Amphi has added a link to www.amphi.com that allows people to submit names for the school. A call-to-action appears in the “District Headlines” section of the homepage, which then directs visitors to a landing page with information about the naming process and things to keep in mind when considering a name.
- SOCIAL MEDIA: The district will also solicit names for the new school from the public on its social media channels. Content will be posted on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to encourage followers to be part of the naming process by submitting names for the school. Names can be suggested by replying in the post comments, replying to the district in a private message.
- IN PERSON: A “suggestion box” for naming the new school is at the district office front desk for visitors to provide ideas for the name of the new school. Parents who are dropping off their Open Enrollment applications to attend the new school, as well as anyone who is visiting the district office, can write in their nominations.
Suggested names will be reviewed by members of a naming committee, consisting of representatives from the community, parents, and district staff.
The Governing Board, who will vote on the name of the new school in October. The school will open in August for the 2017-18 school year.