Board approves names for new schools

The Board of Education approved names for four new schools at its meeting Tuesday.

The board named E36 Beaverdam Elementary. The school is a planned 2-story prototype elementary school in eastern Raleigh on the corner of Tarheel Clubhouse and Tarheel Club Roads. The Board of Education acquired the 21.5-acre site on August 29, 2014. The school is due to open in 2016.

The board named E37 White Oak Elementary. The school is a planned 3-story, 780-capacity prototype elementary school in southwest Cary near the planned Green Level High. The board acquired the 21.38-acre site on June 24, 2014. The school is due to open in 2016.

The board named E43 Oakview Elementary. The school is a planned 2-story, 800-student capacity prototype elementary school on Holly Springs-New Hill Road in Holly Springs. The board acquired the 23.1 acre site on September 19, 2014. The school is due to open in 2016.

The board named M13 River Bend Middle. The school is a planned 3-story, 1,280-student capacity prototype middle school in northeast Raleigh near Riverbend Elementary. The board acquired the 29.86-acre site on April 8, 2014. The school is due to open in 2017.