East Prairie schools get updates before school starts | Schools
EAST PRAIRIE, MO (KFVS) - Students and teachers heading back to school in East Prairie will see some updates this year.
Voters approved to continue a retiring $1.5 million bond issue in April. The 15-year bond received more than 90 percent approval from the voters.
The bond paid for several updates to the four schools in East Prairie.
East Prairie Superintendent Scott Downing says the high school has new bleachers for the football field that includes a wheelchair ramp making it compliant with the American Disabilities Act. Students no longer have to share lockers with the new hallway lockers.
The Junior High school gymnasium was revamped with a new roof, ceiling, floor and air conditioning. This is the firest time they have ever had air conditioning in the Jr. High gym.
Updates to the two elementary buildings include security updates, some new windows and improvements to air conditioning.
The district serves about 1000 students.
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