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New elementary school to be named Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary

Posted at 12:26 PM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-02 22:30:56-04

(UPDATE: August 2, 2018 7:33 P.M.) Name of school to be "Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary according to BCSD.

The Bakersfield City School District will decide on the name of the elementary school that will be built on Cottonwood and Belle Terrace on Thursday, August 2. 

The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the Board Room located at 1300 Baker Street followed by an open session at 6 p.m. 

Here is the complete list of names submitted for the new school. 

In addition to Harvey Hall Elementary and Dolores Huerta Elementary, other suggestions range from Barack Obama Elementary, Donald Trump, Dak Prescott, and even Cardi B. Elementary.