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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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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

$5.7 million.



"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

province's future."



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:

Cal Kirby

Saskatchewan Education

Regina

Phone: (306) 787-6040
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