After a year marked by unwanted change, Moab’s middle school students will celebrate a welcome transition to the new and improved Margaret L. Hopkin Middle School in April. The culmination of four years’ worth of planning and construction, the school will provide students with newer facilities, creative design and a greater focus on science, technology, engineering and math subjects.
“We’ve been so cramped up in this space, and this new space is so big,” said Margaret L. Hopkin Middle School Principal Cari Caylor. The existing school building dates back to the 1950s.
“I’m excited for the students to have an experience more akin to what they will have when they’re in high school. It’s a beautiful building,” she said.
Grand County School District Business Administrator Pat Wilson reported that the middle school construction project…