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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
Approval for New LDSS
NEWS RELEASE                   
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
January 20, 2015
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
Trustees Approve New LDSS Plans
- construction to begin this spring-
Another step has been taken toward the construction of a new Leamington District Secondary School.
The GECDSB Board of Trustees (at their January 19th public meeting) approved the design and the $32 million budget for the project, which is expected to be ready for students in September, 2017.
The school will be built on a 19 acre piece of land on Oak St., west of Sherk St. It will include 27 classrooms, 6 science rooms, a library, triple gym, theatre arts room, cafeteria, 2 culinary arts rooms, and transportation and construction technical areas.
The design and budget must be approved by the Ministry of Education. After a general contractor is identified following the tender process, construction is expected to begin in April or May.
For more information contact Public Relations officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.