Education
8:19 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Springfield Community Schools? South Sarpy district considers changing its name

The South Sarpy School District could soon have a new name.

The District 46 school board will hold a public meeting Monday about a possible name change. The board is considering two options: Springfield Community Schools, or Springfield Platteview Community Schools.

Director of Operations Brett Richards says the school district needs a clear identity, something it doesn't have with its current name. South Sarpy is part of the Learning Community, and Richards says a more specific name would help the school district attract students. 

Richards says a name change could also help Springfield grow as a community. Springfield is the only town in the South Sarpy District, which has four schools.

The South Sarpy board hopes to vote on the name change at its June 11 meeting. More information can be found at www.sarpy46.org.