Shannondale is set to hold a groundbreaking to kick-off an expansion and renovation project.

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Shannondale Elementary School is growing and getting a new look this year.

Monday afternoon Knox County Schools will hold a groundbreaking to kick-off the new project.

According to a press release, the new addition will add 12 new classrooms, a teacher's work area, boys and girls restrooms, a new library/media center, a new elevator and additional cafeteria seating.

The addition will take the existing 30,800 square feet facility to 52,500 square feet.

The whole building will be getting a technology upgrade with interactive white boards.

Additionally, the existing building will be spruced up with improvements like new exterior paint and new restroom flooring.

The groundbreaking is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.

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