10 C
Fort St. John
Saturday, April 20, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News Province investing in Sport Centre classrooms

Province investing in Sport Centre classrooms

Advertisement

 

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm has confirmed the province is putting $5.7 million towards the plan to put eight high school classrooms in the Pomeroy Sport Centre.

In a release from the province, Pimm says the plan is a creative solution by the Peace River North School District to open up student spaces at other schools.

- Advertisement -

Under the plan, School Distrct 60 will make room in elementary schools for full-day kindergarten programs, by moving Gr. 7 students to junior-secondary schools.

The eight new classrooms will accommodate 200 Gr. 8-12 students. Construction at the sport centre is set to begin next April, with the project’s completion scheduled for the beginning of the next school year.

Pimm also says that under the province’s nearly 145 million dollar capital commitment to full-day kindergarten, the local school district will receive funding for two new modular classrooms at two current school sites.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement

Local Events

Must Read

BC Wildfire Service reminding residents to use caution when burning outdoors

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - With Northeastern B.C. experiencing warm and dry weather conditions, the B.C. Wildfire Service is asking residents and industry personnel to...