Scott City School Safe Room to Pair with Theater

4 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 17 2014 Jun 17, 2014 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:44:51 AM CDT June 17, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

SCOTT CITY, Mo. (AP) - A new safe room building for Scott City schools will double as a performing arts center in the southeast Missouri community.

The Scott City School District broke ground Monday on a shelter designed to withstand tornado winds of up to 250 miles per hour. The Southeast Missourian (bit.ly/1vzRXIU ) reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency paid for three-quarters of the $2.1 million project.

The performing arts wing will provide space for school plays, choir and band concerts and art exhibits.

 

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