SD73 maintenance staff went to school in summer

The department had 107 projects to tackle during the summer months, 102 of which workers have completed

Kamloops This Week

When classes broke for the summer break in late June, the Kamloops-Thompson school district’s maintenance staff went to school.

The department had 107 projects to tackle during the summer months, 102 of which workers have completed.

From hall-flooring replacement at A.E. Perry elementary, to fire-alarm upgrades at Clearwater secondary, to paving at the district’s maintenance yard, to a rink structure upgrade at Blue River elementary, the summer months saw much work being done — the majority involving floor replacement and refinishing in myriad schools.

Still remaining to be completed: Fire-alarm panel upgrade at Juniper Ridge elementary (in progress); installation of window rollshutters at Kay Bingham elementary (in progress); electrical rewiring at South Kamloops secondary/Beattie School of the Arts (in progress); roof-top unit replacement at Summit elementary (in progress); and boiler upgrade at McGowan Park elementary (not yet started).