By Greg Furminger, The Tribune - Monday, September 7, 2015
Final coats of paint were being rolled onto walls, fresh concrete sidewalks blown clean and earth prepared for landscaping at Lakeshore Catholic High School last week.
When students arrive for the start of a new academic year Tuesday, a lengthy project to upgrade and expand the Port Colborne school will be coming to an end.
“I think when the kids see their new digs they’re going to be excited,” principal Glenn Gifford said.
“We’re all under one roof, which is fantastic.”
It was in early 2013 that Niagara Catholic District School Board celebrated the Ministry of Education’s $5.5-million construction announcement, for which work started more than a year ago.