Hampden School Groundbreaking 

The excitement was building in Hampden Wednesday for the groundbreaking of their new high school.The new 180,000 square-foot facility will cost around $60,000,000 to build.It was designed with lots of input from the Hampden community.The high school will feature much larger classrooms, and a wellness and fitness center that will be open to members of the community as well as students.The old high school is considered out dated, and they hope the new high school will last a while.They expect to have the high school finished by 2012.