Some would like to see the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Academy at a central location. Others prefer a site that isn’t centrally located. Land near Farrington Field appeared for months to be the No. 1 choice for a Visual and Performing Arts Center.
Interim school Superintendent Pat Linares recommends to trustees that the district open its showcase STEM Academy at a renovated Leonard Sixth Grade Center, in part to save money as part of the district’s $490 million bond program.