MEDIA ADVISORY – Lewisville, Texas — Founders Classical Academy of Lewisville (http://FoundersClassical.com) and Hillsdale College (http://hillsdale.edu) will host a groundbreaking ceremony at noon on October 4, 2012, to celebrate the school’s inaugural year and the construction of a new upper school building. The ceremony will take place at 1010 Bellaire Blvd. in Lewisville.
The new 27,890 square feet, two-story upper school building will serve 540 students. The new building, complete with library, cafeteria, and 19 classrooms, is expected to open in August 2013. Once complete, the school will serve more than 800 students.
What: Founders Classical Academy Groundbreaking Ceremony
Who: Dr. Larry Arnn, President of Hillsdale College
Mr. Charles Cook, CEO of ResponsiveEd
Mr. Jason Caros, Headmaster of Founders Classical Academy
Mrs. Myra Crownover, State Representative
Mr. Dean Ueckert, Mayor of Lewisville
When: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Founders Classical Academy
1010 Bellaire Boulevard
Lewisville, TX 75067
Why: Founders Classical Academy is the first classical charter school in Texas created as a result of collaboration between ResponsiveEd and Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative. Through this initiative, the College supports the launch of additional K-12 charter schools. These schools will follow the classical liberal arts model and have a strong civics component that will equip students to understand and defend the principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Founders Classical Academy is part of the Responsive Education Solutions (ResponsiveEd) family of schools, Texas’ largest public charter school system. For more information on ResponsiveEd, visit www.responsiveed.com.