New Bonds Means New Things for Harrisburg Schools

7 years 5 months 1 week ago Wednesday, July 07 2010 Jul 7, 2010 Wednesday, July 07, 2010 11:14:43 AM CDT July 07, 2010 in News
A few Mid-Missouri school districts are on that list, including Harrisburg High School.

The school district is installing windows and air conditioning. The new renovations allow the school to be more efficient and save money in the long run.

Governor Nixon's office says it authorized the 15.9 million dollars in bonds through the Federal Qualified Zone Academy Bond Program.

The money can also be used for investing in new technology, equipment, and curricula. But Harrisburg's Superintendent, Lynn Proctor, said just changing what was out of date will make a big difference.

"Obviously the windows that I spoke about, they were old enough that they were in bad enough repair that we couldn't get parts for them, so it was difficult to lock up the windows in the evening and some windows wouldn't open," said Proctor.

Proctor also noted that Harrisburg will be working on a few fiber optics system as well as a new telephone system.

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