Renovation work is complete at Danbury High School, but because of the summer-long construction, officials wanted a little extra time to get the building ready for students. Classes started in Danbury Tuesday. That renovation work included a new entrance way and an expansion of the existing cafeteria along with other upgrades to the building's existing infrastructure are.
In addition to the renovations, a new wing is being added. The design would essentially give the 9th grade their own building, creating the Freshmen Academy.
There will be a temporary barrier put up between the new wing and the old building. The Freshman Academy is on track to be opened for the start of the 2018-2019 school year.
The addition will include a two story gym, an academic floor and a level for science and computer labs, with the possibility in the future for another level.
The DHS 2020 project includes construction of a theater and two music classrooms.