A celebration at Blaney Elementary

The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting at 5:30 tonight at Blaney Elementary.

The occasion is the first recognition activity for one of eight school construction projects that are part of the first phase of the district’s $102.2 million facilities equalization program.

Several projects are expected to be completed this school year. Among work at Lugoff, Elgin and Camden area schools:

Blaney Elementary: Renovation of entire building, a new fire lane, replacement of HVAC system, new kitchen hood, new roof, new front canopy and new bus canopy.

Lugoff-Elgin High: Work includes a new auxiliary gym, renovations of existing locker rooms, new concession building, new ticket booths, two new practice fields, a new track and six new tennis courts. Projected completion is October.

Lugoff-Elgin Middle: Construction of the new 133,000-square-foot school to accommodate 750 students is under way; projected completion is October.

Camden High: Work includes a new auditorium, new auxiliary gym, renovation of existing locker rooms, kitchen replacement, dining area upgrades, new student parking lot, new practice fields, new track and two concession/restroom buildings to serve outdoor athletic facilities. Projected completion is November.

Camden Middle: Construction is under way for a new 148,000-square-foot school to accommodate 900 students. Projected completion is April.

SOURCE: Kershaw County schools.

September 4, 2008  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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