After their names were drawn to participate in the ceremony, (right) Sevastopol newcomers Addison Shashuke and Ruth Wilke, along with supervisor Kyle Ludtke, cut the ribbon during the school’s $ 25 million renovation and addition. As the three cut the ribbon, small cannons sent confetti into the air.
After about 20 speeches and a quick explosion of Conte’s cannon, about 500 people entered the new Sevastopol School Store.
The doors were open to the public, and the lines of traffic were scattered along the corridor to see the results of a year and a half of work.
Classrooms in the school have not previously met the requirements for Americans with disabilities, such as inadequate wheelchairs. The school also had a series of confusing narrow corridors that zigzag through addition loads. Moreover, the old structure had 19 external entrances, which created a major security challenge, and 19 breeding lines, if voters did not support the referendum in 2018. maintenance costs 2018. Sixty-two percent of voters.
Superintendent Kyle Ludtke said, “Before welcoming parents, students and visitors to the building, it is truly an honor and privilege to be part of such a community-based project that provides opportunities for everyone and the future.” .
Although safety and maintenance issues are on the school building’s risk list, Sunday, teachers, students, and district residents are mostly large, well-organized, well-appointed and bright classrooms, laboratory rooms, professional shops, and common areas.
Janel Holingsch, a third-year chemistry, physics and physics teacher, said not only did she and her student have a larger classroom, but now she had storage and space to use the classroom without the need for chemistry and physical science classes. To reorganize the room between classes.
Elementary library librarian and media expert Bridge Bows noted the difference between the new library in the third floor and the new, central, bright and exciting space without windows.
With the disappearance of the 1924 classroom, the new building project used some parts of the original building. In the new addition, the central staircase comes from the classroom, like some bricks. Those bricks form a “memorial wall” along with the main cornerstone of the school, and the wall includes a bench made of rafters since 1965.