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Coon Rapids High School holds ribbon-cutting event to mark the end of phase one of Fit for the Future construction

(11/08/19) Coon Rapids High School - Center for Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (CRHS) hosted a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event Nov. 7 to mark the unofficial completion of the first CRHS ribbon cutting phase of Fit for the Future facility improvements at the school.

Anoka-Hennepin School Board clerk Jeff Simon had the honor of cutting the ribbon during the event, which was attended by numerous members of the community, elected officials from around the area, as well as school staff, district leaders, and other guests. See photos from the event, and check out the CRHS school profile video to see what makes it such a great school.

Superintendent David Law joined the School Board members in thanking the community for supporting Anoka-Hennepin by investing in the district and its schools through the 2017 Fit for the Future referendum approval, which made construction improvements at CRHS possible.

Following the ribbon-cutting event, those in attendance took a small tour of the school to see the work that has been completed. Phase one construction included a new main entry and administrative office area, which was designed to enhance safety and security at the school. CRHS principal Annette Ziegler led a tour of the new administrative office and the conference rooms located in the main entrance area. Phase two projects at CRHS will complete the link to the fieldhouse side of the school, add a new fitness center, a new music room, and remodel several classrooms. Those projects will start in the spring of 2020 with completion in time for the 2021-22 school year. 

A ribbon-cutting event was held at Anoka High School on Oct. 29. Similar events will be held at Andover High School on Wednesday, Nov. 13, and at Champlin Park High School on Monday, Nov. 18. The remaining events will begin at 6 p.m., and the community is invited to attend.

More information about all of Anoka-Hennepin’s Fit for the Future projects is available at