St. Mary’s French Immersion Catholic School will receive the lion’s share of funding for school condition improvements approved by the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (H-SCDSB) at its meeting Wednesday evening.
$850,000 will pay for the school’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system as well as plumbing projects and lighting replacement.
The Huron-Superior board has $3.1 million at its disposal for capital spending, along with a further $750,000 for ‘general school requests and major maintenance.’
St. Basil Catholic School will receive $600,000 for a partial roof replacement, as well as $25,000 for a new alarm system.
$400,000 will be spent on a partial roof replacement for St. Paul Catholic School, while St. Francis French Immersion gets $250,000 for a partial roof replacement and accessibility improvements.In the surrounding Algoma district, Our Lady of Lourdes French Immersion School in Elliot Lake will receive $550,000 for a partial roof replacement, while Sacred Heart Catholic School in Espanola has been given $100,000 for new furniture.