News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN NORTH BATTLEFORD
Education Minister Clay Serby today announced provincial support of
approximately $50,000 to upgrade a school in North Battleford. The
project is one of 34 school renovation or upgrading projects announced
today throughout Saskatchewan. These projects will receive provincial
funding totaling $5.7 million.
"Saskatchewan Education is committing $24 million to over 100 school
upgrading, renovation or construction projects this year," Serby said.
"This continues the level of funding for school capital projects from
last year. The investment we are making in our schools, and in the
education of Saskatchewan children, is a good investment in the
The North West Roman Catholic Separate School Division will receive
approximately $50,000 in provincial funding to replace a portion of
the original roof at John Paul II High School in North Battleford.
The total estimated cost of the project is $70,000.
"School upgrading projects like this demonstrate the government's
commitment to working with school divisions to provide students with
comfortable and well-equipped learning facilities," Serby said.
Today's announcement is the first phase of upgrading and
renovation projects approved by Saskatchewan Education in the
1999-2000 fiscal year, and is in addition to major construction
projects already announced for Pinehouse, Estevan, Kennedy,
Regina and Meadow Lake.
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For more information, contact:
Phone: (306) 787-6040