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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  Rochester Public Schools is holding an open house today (Wednesday) at its newest school.

A formal program is scheduled to begin at 4:30 pm at Overland Elementary, which opened for its first students last week. The school is located at 2300 Overland Drive NW.

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There will be comments from school and construction officials at 4:30 p.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce at 4:45 p.m., and tours of the building starting at 5 p.m. The open house will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

During the current school year, Overland will be mostly used by Harriet Bishop students. RPS is building a new school at the Harriet Bishop site in the Country Club Manor neighborhood. It’s scheduled to open next year.

RPS invited 130 students that live within the walking boundary of Overland to join the Harriet Bishop students during the 2021/22 school year.

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