The Rome Board of Education will have their first look inside the new Anna K. Davie Elementary School at its meeting tonight.

Superintendent Michael Buck took a tour of the new school, and a video clip of that tour will be shown during the meeting, Buck said.

In other Anna K. Davie business, the board will review an agreement between Rome City Schools, Berry College and the South Rome Redevelopment  Corp. The agreement covers the arrangements for a child development center and urban teacher training center at the school — cooperative projects between the three entities.

The school, an $11 million Education Local Option Sales Tax project, is expected to open in the fall of 2015.

Buck, who started in the position Dec. 12, will recognize the board for being named a Quality Board of Education by the Georgia School Board Association.

“It will be my first official action at a meeting,” said Buck, laughing. “I’m looking forward to it.”

In other business, the board will hear an ELOST 4 collections update from Director of Business and Finance Steve Atha.

Public recognitions will include the Cyber Patriot Team at Rome High, which just finished first in the state competition, Buck said.

The student achievement focus will be on North Heights Elementary School. Principal Tonya Wood will lead a presentation about the students’ work.

The board will caucus at 5 p.m. in the superintendent’s office and meet at 5:45 p.m. in the board room. Both meetings are open to the public.

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