Plans for new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown revealed

Svigals and Partners presented the designs to Newtown officials yesterday. (3/26/14)

NEWTOWN - The architectural firm hired to design a new Sandy Hook Elementary School is showing off some of its designs.

New Haven-based Svigals and Partners presented the designs to Newtown officials yesterday.

The firm says its main goal is to make the school feel safe for students.

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Every classroom will have natural light and will share tree house-like spaces.

The firm also says the parking lot will be situated far from classrooms.

The old Sandy Hook school was torn down following the deadly shootings in 2012. 

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