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NORFOLK -- Some Norfolk parents are protesting a change in plans for a new school.

The School Board initially proposed that the new Campostella Elementary be a K-through-8 school. Now, it's set to be for students K-5.

Several families supported the first plan with a program that encourages math and science or STEM.

'Please know that our communities have worked long and hard on this initiative for the past 12 years and we have not changed or waivered in our ideal for what this school should be,' said Roscoe Calloway, president of the Southside Coalition and Campostella Civic League.

A group of parents is expected to attend tonight's City Council meeting to voice their concerns.

'We feel it's imperative that we go as a group to the Council to let them know how important our new school on the Southside, Campostella Elementary, be built as a K-8th grade,' Keela Boose wrote.

School board members and school officials have not responded to 13News calls and e-mails about the change in plans.

The City Council meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.

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