The Alpine School District released a statement on the Space Center.
The Christa McAuliffe Space Center, which has been housed in Central Elementary School in Pleasant Grove, has been closed due to safety reasons. The Fire Marshall closed the Space Center in early October because of electrical problems. Alpine School District Officials notified Central Elementary School as well as the Program Director that the Space Center will not be re-opened in its current location. Superintendent Vern Henshaw has directed a committee to explore options for a Space Center, which will then be presented to the ASD Board of Education.
Staff and volunteers, please send me an email list of your private property still at the Space Center. I'll let you know when and where you can come pick it up.
It was suggested we throw a goodbye party for the old Space Center at Central School and let everyone see the ships one more time. What do you think? One final photo in the Voyager's Captain's Chair? I'll let you know.
The Troubadour will continue as an online home for friends of the Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center. News of the new science and math center will be posted here ONLY after it has been released by the school district.
Specific questions about the closing of the Space Center should be directed to Rhonda Bromley at the District Office in American Fork.