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Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN WYNYARD

On behalf of Education Minister Clay Serby, Dale Flavel, Last

Mountain-Touchwood MLA, today announced provincial support of

approximately $40,000 to upgrade Wynyard Comprehensive School. 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," Flavel

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 province's future."



The Shamrock School Division is receiving approximately $40,000 in

provincial funding to replace the roof over the industrial arts area,

and restore the roof over the east wing of Wynyard Comprehensive

School. The total estimated cost of this project is $65,000.



"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," Flavel 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:

Cal Kirby

Saskatchewan Education

Regina

Phone: (306) 787-6040
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