Voters in Vermillion approves new bond to build a new elementary school

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- Voters in the Vermillion School District have approved a twenty-six million dollar bond issue to fund construction of a new elementary school. Yes votes totaled 902; there were 304 no votes. Of all voters who participated, 74.79% voted for the bond issue.

Vermillion School Superintendent Damon Alvey says they were optimistic about the vote.

Alvey says the big majority is a vote of confidence.

Alvey says the planning process will continue.


The new school will be built adjacent to the existing middle school. Alvey says they hope to be in the new building by the fall of 2024.