News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN ESTEVAN
On behalf of Education Minister Clay Serby, Larry Ward, Estevan MLA,
today announced provincial support of approximately $110,000 to
upgrade Estevan Comprehensive High School. The project is one of 34
school renovation or upgrading projects announced today throughout
Saskatchewan. These projects will receive provincial funding totaling
"Saskatchewan Education is committing $24 million to over 100 school
upgrading, renovation or construction projects this year," Ward 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 Estevan Comprehensive School Board will receive approximately
$110,000 in provincial funding for the first phase of a roof
replacement project at the Estevan Comprehensive High School. The
total estimated cost of the project is $175,000.
"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," Ward 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