Pacific Trails Middle School ready for classes

The new Pacific Trails Middle School is ready to open to seventh-graders for the first day of school on Aug. 25. The 74,000-square-foot San Dieguito Union High School District campus includes a two-story, 22-room classroom building, art and music rooms, performing arts center, basketball courts and playfields.

The second phase, slated to begin in 2016, will include the permanent administration building, a multipurpose room and locker room building, the media center and food service building.

The school will celebrate its opening with a dedication ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8.