Construction at Roseland Public School, which began almost a year ago, was completed in time for the start of school. In September, 2017 portions of the building, built in 1928, 1949 and 1952, were demolished to make way for close to 7,000 square feet of new space.
There's a new main office, staffroom, washrooms, some much needed meeting areas and a mechanical room. "Having the office right beside the school's main entrance really improves student safety", says Principal Shawn Dufour. As does the new bus bay and pick up / drop off area at the front of the school, which has also been nicely landscaped to show off the new facade.
The project cost $3,988,452 and was fully funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education.