"The design of the plan really met all the criteria," Sabolinski said. "It fits aesthetically into the neighborhood and community. There is community access to the gym and auditorium. The design reflects (Franklin's) educational plan."
The town decided in July to build a new high school rather than renovate the old structure. A state program will reimburse about half of the proposed $94.8 million project.
The program requires the town to choose from four state-approved school building designs by four different architects.
The decision to use Ai3, which built the Whitman-Hanson and Plymouth North schools, was made after School Building Committee members visited four high schools built, each according to one of the models.
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