CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL
NOW, ONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS FINALLY ENJOYING FINISHED
BRAND NEW CLASSROOMS.
KXLY 4'S GRACE DITZLER IS WORKING FOR YOU.
SHE GOT A TOUR OF GREENACRES ELEMENTARY AND LEARNED
WHY THE STAFF IS SO EXCITED ABOUT THEIR NEW DIGS.
STANDUP: AFTER 8 LONG MONTHS OF CONSTRUCTION, 20 CLASSROOMS
AT GREENACRES ELEMENTARY ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS.
WINDOWS, WALLS, CUBBIES, AUTOMATIC SINKS.
THINGS THAT WOULD SEEM NORMAL IN A SCHOOL ARE NEW
AND EXCITING TO THESE TEACHERS AND STUDENTS.
15;14;36 LINDSAY KENT
everything is exciting right now :2W15 22
GREENACRES IS JUST ONE OF 10 CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL
DISTRICT PROJECTS VOTERS APPROVED IN FEBRUARY 2015.
15;07;31 jay rowell - deputy superintendent for central
valley school district
right now greenacres elementary is our first project
we've actually moved our teachers into and our students
THIS WEEK, 504 STUDENTS MOVED INTO NEW CLASSROOMS.
GREENACRES IS MOVING FROM AN OPEN CONCEPT SCHOOL TO
A CLOSED CONCEPT.
SOMETHING EDUCATORS SAY WILL CREATE SAFER LEARNING
they were in some really small spaces and now they
have these big beautiful classrooms to learn in everyday
so we're really excited about that :8W17 22
PRINCIPAL LINDSAY KENT SAYS HER STUDENTS CAN'T GET
ENOUGH OF THE NEW UPGRADES.
it has been amazing to see the kids loving their new
classroom everytime they walk by they tell me thank
you mrs kent because theyre so exicted to have a classroom
with a door that shuts and windows to the outside
THESE ADMINISTRATORS SAY AFTER WAITING 17 YEARS FOR
A BOND TO PASS, IT'S EMOTIONAL TO SEE THE WORK BEING
15;09;19 JAY ROWELL
it kind of gets you a little bit and makes you excited
for what we're still doing with those other projects
THERE'S STILL WORK TO BE DONE, BUT GREENACRES TEACHERS
AND STUDENTS ARE EXCITED TO SEE THE LIGHT AT THE END
OF THIS CONSTRUCTION TUNNEL.
standup: greenacres expects to be done with construction
by the end of the summer.
reporting in spokane valley grace ditzler kxly 4 news