Four local schools are receiving significant facility additions or improvements over the summer break. They are:
- Belinder, which is receiving a four-classroom kindergarten and elevator addition. Crews are also upgrading the kitchen and expanding the multi-purpose room. The project will add approximately 10,000 square feet to the building. The project cost is $1.8 million.
- SM East, which is receiving a new track. Additionally, an air handler in the auditorium is being replaced. The track project is budgeted at $450,000 and the air handler at $140,000.
- Prairie, which is having its chiller and cooling tower replaced at a budgeted cost of $264,000.
- Briarwood, which is having a hot water boiler replaced at a cost of approximately $77,000.