New Elementary School Gets Its Name

The Sioux City School Board has decided on the name of a new elementary school in Morningside that will replace Washington and Whittier Elementary Schools.The 580-student building is projected to open in August 2015 following the closure of Washington and Whittier elementary schools. Students proposed the building be named Morningside Elementary School in a vote during the school year, choosing from options including Discovery, Journey and Lewis.The board agreed with the kids' choice, approving the name "Morningside Elementary" for the new school.