News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN MARSHALL
On behalf of Education Minister Clay Serby, Vi Stanger, Lloydminster
MLA, today announced provincial support of approximately $160,000 to
upgrade the school in Marshall. 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," Stanger
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 Battle River School Division will receive approximately $160,000
in provincial funding for two relocatable classrooms in the first
phase of an addition that will replace the original two story wing at
Marshall School. The total estimated cost of this phase of the
project is $300,000.
"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," Stanger 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