Naming Warman’s New School

Warman students, staff and community members are invited to submit a name that reflects the local community and the nature of this new school and may include rationale for their name submission.

Submission forms will be available at Warman High School, Warman Elementary School, Division Office in Warman, and on the school division website at www.spiritsd.ca. Entries can be delivered to the schools in Warman, to Division Office (121 Klassen Street East), by fax (931-8221) or email (info@spiritsd.ca).

A local committee will review the submissions and provide a select number of entries for the Board of Education to consider. The winning submission (which may be a single entry or a composite of entries) will be recognized at the time of the school’s sod-turning ceremony.

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Construction Phase Begins!

We have reached the next critical stage in the development of our new school!

The Prairie Spirit Board has recommended awarding the tender for the Warman school project to Wright Construction. The Ministry must also now approve the tender submission before the construction company can start to develop a construction schedule.

The school facility is expected to be completed for the 2013/14 school year.

The new school is projected to open with over 700 students.  At this point the planning is for a grade 4-8 school however, the grades at the school will be finalized once the project is nearing completion.

In addition, starting in January, 2012, the community will be asked to offer suggestions for the name of the new school.

The new school will be part of a joint-use facility with the Warman Recreation Complex, currently under construction in the Town’s north end. The new school will have access to the gym facilities in the sports complex as part of a joint-use agreement already signed between the Town and the school division. The community will have access to the theatre and library which will be part of the school.

The following drawings will give you an idea what the school will look like.

(Left click to enlarge the drawings) 

 

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Overall Main Floor

The school is attached to the recreation complex and students will utilize the soccer pitch and the three associated gymnasiums for educational programming. Other aspects of the recreation complex such as the skating rink will also be available for student use.  ( left click to enlarge)

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Partial Main Floor

Classrooms, associated Break Out Rooms and oversized furnished hallways are all designed to promote student mixing and collaborative learning. Classrooms and hallways are connected to the outdoors though many windows and through shared outdoor classroom spaces as well as through Green Roof spaces on top of boot rooms. There is a 400 seat theatre that the community will have access to.

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Partial Second Floor

The main student entry into the school takes place through the second floor of the recreation complex and along the second floor corridor of the school. This route passes by the recreation center cafeteria that students will have access to.             (left click to enlarge)                                                       Â

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