School board trustees name new elementary school after J.R. Simplot

The new school being built in American Falls will be named the J. R. Simplot Elementary School, according to a press release by the American Falls School District School Board. The name was voted on by the school board during the Monday, Dec. 17, board meeting.

“We are pleased to name our school after one of the great Idahoans,” said Kamren Koompin, School Board Chairman. “His work ethic, entrepreneurial spirit and technological leadership are something we would like to instill in our students.”

The 38,692 square foot building will host grades 3-5 with an anticipated….

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1 comment for “School board trustees name new elementary school after J.R. Simplot

  1. Joe
    January 7, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    What the ? Wonder who got something for that? Maybe the next place can be called Lamb Weston Library,
    The one after that how about Idaho Power Institute, and maybe Union Pacific pre school.
    How sad

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