school facilities

7:43 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Demolition of Old Portage Schools Administration Building to begin in May

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The proposed cost for the demolition will be $450,000. It will be paid for with money from the 2007 bond construction fund and district's building and site sinking fund
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - The old Portage Public Schools Administration Building will have a date with the wrecking ball sometime beginning in May. Shuttered for the past year, the 1922 building that has served as a school, offices and administration building will be demolished to make way for a mostly green space area.
6:31 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Small town of Jenison hopes performing arts center provides boost

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District superintendent says center will provide better opportunities for students and help revitalize the community
As schools increasingly focus on technical education programs, many have lamented that the performing arts and humanities are getting short shrift. But not in Jenison. The school district in the small suburban community is betting big on the arts with a new $16 million, 90,000-square-foot performing arts center, expected to be completed this December.
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