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Construction to begin soon on phase one of Charlotte Public Schools' $36 million bond projects

Construction for phase one should be starting in a few weeks.
Charlotte Public Schools
Posted at 12:14 PM, May 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-31 18:34:59-04

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — Charlotte Public Schools is preparing to start construction on the first phase of their three-phase $36 million bond project.

Crews will start work at Charlotte High School this summer on a new agricultural learning center, a concession stand between the district's softball and baseball fields and a new walking path. They will also upgrade playground equipment at Charlotte Upper Elementary, the middle school and Weymouth Child Care Center.

Crews will start to work on the phase one projects at Charlotte Public Schools.
Crews will soon start to work on the phase one projects at Charlotte Public Schools.

The agricultural learning center is going to be an upgraded teaching space and a home for their FFA animals.

Superintendent Mandy Stewart said farming is big in the area and there is a lot of student interest.

Superintendent Mandy Stewart said farming is big in the area and there is a lot of student interest.

The new center will allow the school to bring in more animals and it will also give more students the opportunity to have supervised agricultural experience projects "so that our students can have those hands-on real word experiences that are going to be important in their future employment," Stewart said.

Construction will soon start on the new agricultural learning center.
Construction will soon start on the new agricultural learning center.

Stewart said a lot of the phase one projects will be done by August. The agricultural learning center will be done by the fall.

Stewart said a lot of the phase one projects will be done by August. The agricultural learning center will be done by the fall.

"Then we have brand new projects coming up like our new auxiliary gym. Improvements to our classrooms, adding [classrooms] onto our buildings so that we have smaller class sizes for our students," said Stewart. "You're going to continue to see projects expand over the next three years."

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