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Officials eye 2014 opening of U.S. schools in Belgium
Vince Little, USACE
MONS, Belgium | August 21, 2013
MONS, Belgium - Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe is inching closer to unveiling brand new elementary, middle and high schools here.
Progress continues on the three American facilities at this NATO base, which is home to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. Work is expected to wrap up on the elementary and middle schools next July, in time for faculty and students to move in before the academic year kicks off that fall, said Jonathan Carr, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District's Benelux Resident Office engineer. The high school should be finished by December 2014 -- and possibly open up for use shortly after that Christmas and New Year's holiday.
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