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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hanover School To Open Later

Hanover | by Robyn Garvey  

Work continues on the Hanover school build project, but the move in date has changed.

Work continues on the new Hanover school build project, however the move in date has been changed.

The doors to the 20.8 million dollar new Grade 7 to 12 Hanover school will
open wide to students next Fall.

An original plan to have the students move in during the middle of this
current school year has been revised.

Bluewater District School Board Staff believe that the September 2019
timeline would ensure a smoother and less disruptive transition for all
involved.

This will also allow additional time for the contractor to complete all
aspects of the province.

Board Chair Ron Motz is thrilled this project is nearing completion.

“There has been the will for a replacement facility for John Diefenbaker
Senior School among many members of the community for a very long time.”

Motz is pleased “that current and future generations of Bluewater
students will reap the benefits of a state-of-the-art new school for years to
come.”

Superintendent of Education Paul Hambleton agrees.

He calls it an exciting time for studnts, staff and families in the Hanover
area as the Bluewater District School Board prepares for the relocation of
the John Diefenbaker Senior School.

Hambleton says the new building will continue the school’s strong legacy and
program excellence in a new and improved learning environment.

The move to the new site will get underway in June following year end
exams.

The 20.8 million dollar project is being financed through the Ministry of
Education’s School Consolidation Capital program.

A grand opening ceremony for the new John Diefenbaker Senior School will be
planned for next Fall. (2019)

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