Groundbreaking makes education history as construction begins on joint schools
History unfolded at the Oct. 18 groundbreaking for Swift Current’s École Centennial and All Saints schools, with the project model setting a new standard for educational collaboration in Saskatchewan.
Premier Brad Wall, Education Minister Russ Marchuk, representatives from the Chinook School Division and Holy Trinity Catholic School Division, city dignitaries and representatives from the Cypress Regional Health Association Board gathered last Thursday to celebrate the first phase of construction for the $51 million joint-use education facility.
“As the local MLA, I’ve heard from both school divisions that new schools were important,” Premier Brad Wall said. “If we want to keep growing in Saskatchewan, we have to invest in projects like this.