HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) Grissom High School is moving. Thursday, the Huntsville City School board approved plans to move the school to a new location near Weatherly Road and Memorial Parkway.
The 45 year old school will be partially demolished, but renovated.
School leaders and parents, we spoke with, are excited about the change the future of South Huntsville.
President of the Chaffee Neighborhood Civic Association says, "we're just really excited to have the development coming to that side of town."
Superintendent Casey Wardynski says, "We'll leave a very nice facility in the community and the property values and taxes back into the school system."
The Board also approved plans for a new Johnson High School. The current school will be used for a practice facility for organizations like the National Guard.