NORTH BATTLEFORD, SASK. — Saskatchewan officials have announced that planning has begun for an $11.5 million renovation at John Paul II Collegiate in North Battleford.
The school was constructed 1912 and its last major renovation was in 2004. The renovation included an addition to the servery and industrial arts areas as well as upgrades to the washrooms, common area floors and other existing spaces.
“We look forward to offering exciting new learning opportunities to our students, our staff and the community,” Light of Christ Catholic Schools Board chair Glen Gantefoer said in a statement. “In addition to ensuring even greater safety and accessibility, this renovation will allow us to continue to provide for cutting edge learning opportunities that ensure students have the necessary skills for future success.”
The high school teaches Grades 8 to 12 and is one of three high schools in the city. It is part of the Light of Christ Roman Catholic School Division. The school was designed by Folstad & Friggstad Architects of Saskatoon.