schools Supt. Patricia Pickles, groundbreaking ceremonies at seven sites across the district proved the community could rebuild its schools by building a coalition of partners.
. All 10 of the district's buildings stand to benefit by the time the program is completed for the 2002-03 school year.
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. Nearly $15 million from a district bond fund, federal and state grants is dedicated to the renovation, which will add more than 50,000 square feet to the building. New spaces include a second gymnasium with a workout area and locker room, a science laboratory, a 500-seat auditorium and at least a half-dozen new classrooms.