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BOZEMAN - The eighth elementary school in Bozeman is named.

The school board trustees voted seven to zero to name the new elementary school Meadowlark, after our state bird.

During the online voting, 80 suggestions were made, which were then eliminated to nine finalist names. Meadowlark was the most popular name chosen during the online voting.

"I see Meadowlark as the teachers pointed out more accessible to elementary students and I like the tie in with Hyalite school," said Heide Arneson, Bozeman School Trustee.

"Our community is very nature related and Meadowlark is our state bird. It's something the students can see out there, so it seemed like a very good name."

Meadowlark Elementary School is expected to open this fall.

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