Local dignitaries line up for a photo where a school will soon be situated.

Local dignitaries line up for a photo where a school will soon be situated.

School site

Town of Sylvan Lake and Chinook’s Edge School Division representatives marked the start of construction on a new K-8 school last week.

Town of Sylvan Lake and Chinook’s Edge School Division representatives marked the start of construction on a new K-8 school in Beacon Hill with a commemorative photo last Thursday.

The school will have capacity for 500 students, and is set to open in the fall of 2016.

Pictured here at the school’s future site are Chinook’s Edge Superintendent Kurt Sacher, board chair Colleen Butler, Ward 1 trustee Jackie Swainson, Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre and Coun. Megan Chernoff.