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Moving Dixon Middle School offers advantages, school board members say

Dixon Middle School in Provo was built in 1931, and its 90-year presence in the downtown area of Provo has made it one of the historical icons of the city. However, just like many other old buildings, it needs either a substantial renovation or a complete rebuild. Concerns of asbestos, plumbing and more could make it a costly endeavor. At the Sept. 14 Provo Board of Education meeting, board members voted 4-3 to rebuild the middle school somewhere else, rather than renovate. The new middle school will be built on 21 acres of property owned by the school district just north of the ...