A New High School is Coming to Milton
A new high school is coming to the town of Milton, however, future students and staff won't be able to able to walk the hallways for at least another year.
The government of Ontario recently gave approval for money to be allocated for this new high school (Milton SW #1).
According to a press release from MPP Parm Gill, this school is part of Ontario's capital investment program with $1.4 billion invested for the 2019-20 school year.
In the release, Gill highlighted what exactly this specific project means for students.
"This project means more classrooms being built, providing a safe, quality learning environment for our students," Gill said in a statement. "With increased funding going to Halton Region school boards of $6.2 million, and our expansion project for Bishop Reding Catholic high school, we are continuing with our commitment to invest in student achievement and success."
Gill continued, "With more classrooms being built, we are taking students out of portables and split classes, and placing them in a proper class room."
This new high school will be part of the Halton District School Board (HDSB), and will accommodate 1,221 students.
The school is expected to open for the 2020-21 school year.
Although no exact address has been revealed yet, it has been noted that the school will be located across from the Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary school near the southwest corner of Bronte and Louis St. Laurent.
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