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Last modified on Thursday, 10 August 2017 20:51
Written by  Thursday, 10 August 2017 05:29
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Watch the video and learn more about the Progress for Poteau Schools


Poteau voters will go to the ballots on Sept. 12 to vote on a bond issues that will help create more room for the growing school district.

Four major projects are going to be the focus.

Project 1
A 7th and 8th Center
A two-story building on Mockingbird Lane – this 7th and 8th grade center will allow the 5th grade classes to move to Pansy Kidd Middle School. It will also have a cafeteria and technology capabilities.


Project 2
Add classrooms for Poteau High School in the main hallway, three renovated classrooms in the Kidd Center along with three new classrooms in the Event Center, including a telecommunications lab.

Project 3
Renovate the Bob Lee Kidd Civic center into an state of the art performing arts center. The renovations will include adding a new lighting and audio systems, an extended stage to accommodate band, chorus and drama performances, seating capacities of over 400 and elevated seating.


Project 4
2,000 seat Event Center with multi-level seating, oval-arena style seating, concessions, telecommunications lab, a new facility for basketball, wrestling and community activities, locker rooms, graduation activities and will be fully air conditioned.


David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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