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Will Your Child Go to Chilton Middle Next Year?

The school is ready to open for the 2012-13 school year. Jeff Ancker will be principal.

Children in west Roseville may be attending a new middle school next year.

Barbara Chilton Middle School, located on Bob Doyle Drive in Roseville, is expected to open for the 2012-13 school year. Jeff Ancker, current principal at , will be principal of Chilton.

In January, district superintendent Richard Pierucci sent out a letter to parents explaining that the school will house fifth through seventh graders its first year. In the 2013-14 school year, the school will serve sixth- through eighth-grade students.

Students within the WestPark development will attend Chilton Middle School, according to Pierucci’s letter.

Approximately 300 students are expected to attend the school next year.

Initially, residents hoped the school would open in time for this school year, but low enrollment caused the delay, according to an article from the Roseville Press Tribune in February 2011.

Read the letter from Pierucci on the WestPark - Fiddyment Farm Neighborhood Association website here. Read a letter from Ancker to students and parents here.

Barbara Chilton Middle School:

School Mascot: Bobcat
School Colors: Navy blue and orange
Where: on Bob Doyle Drive, Roseville
Info: 771-1740; District website

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Lauren Gibbs March 09, 2012 at 10:09 PM
If you live in the WestPark area, I'd love to hear your thoughts on this new school opening. Are you happy it's opening? Even if you don't live in the WestPark area, I'd love to hear your thoughts too.
Heidi Vinsonhaler March 10, 2012 at 04:21 PM
We live 4 doors down from Chilton and are very excited to have our son attend there next year as a 6th grader! The staff is busy getting ready for the opening and the teachers moving over from Junction Elementary are very excited - GO BOBCATS! Now if we could just get the new high school built....

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