Steinbach, MB. February 28, 2018 – Hanover School Division is pleased to announce that Red Lake Construction will serve as general contractor for the planned 66,700 sq. ft. high school in the town of Niverville. Awarded the tender, Red Lake Construction will complete the building project in 70 weeks at a base cost of $18,450,000.
Serving 450 Grade 9-12 students, the new school will have regular classrooms, science labs, art room, and other specialized spaces such as a large library, computer rooms, life-skills suite, and resource areas. Building plans also include a multi-purpose room, band room, drama room, fitness room, and large gymnasium. The facility will also feature an integrated child-care centre that will provide up to 74 spaces.
Construction of the school will take place in two phases. The first phase will be completed by September 2019 and include all elements of the facility with the exception of the drama room, band room, and child-care facilities. School spaces not included in the first phase will be ready for use by the spring of 2020.
An official sod turning ceremony will take place on Friday Mar. 23, 2018.