Dowagiac board approves roofing projects February pupils of the month named – Chief Publications

DOWAGIAC — A prolonged-prepared college mend job has taken a phase toward completion.

The Dowagiac Union Faculty Board on Monday authorized a district-large roofing job to end changing roofs and repairs on district elementary educational facilities, as well as the Dowagiac Higher College and its car shop.

“The only making which is not currently being touched is the center university,” District Superintendent Jonathan Whan mentioned. “Its roof is continue to in fantastic enough condition.”

In November 2015, Dowagiac citizens accepted a pair of bond proposals to increase extra than $37 million really worth of renovations to Dowagiac Union Schools’ district properties and athletic services. Among the renovations was installing new roofs on several of the universities.

According to past studies, unique completion estimates experienced design wrapping in tumble 2019, but with numerous construction supervisor changes and the COVID-19 pandemic, construction has still to be concluded. Thanks to the sum of time the assignments have taken and variations to price tag, the undertaking necessary extra funding.

“The assessments reported five or 6 several years and what we at first believed the bid was going to be – with inflation and anything else – the complete total exceeded what we believed it was going to be. This way, all four elementaries”

According to Whan, Sister Lakes Elementary has had about 75 % of its roof done, as nicely as some of the large school roof. He added the task should really be done within just a two-yr period of time of time, and will include a 20-12 months guarantee part.

In other company at the college board conference, the following pupils were named students of the month in the district schools:

  • Emily Jenkins, Dowagiac Middle Faculty
  • Hayden Northrop, Sister Lakes
  • Emerson Kruger, DUHS
  • Navaeh Damouth, Justus Gage
  • Violet Dohm, Patrick Hamilton
  • Mila Veloz, Kincheloe