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Taking care of school division’s 11 million square feet of space requires summer infrastructure work

Taking care of school division’s 11 million square feet of space requires summer infrastructure work
Posted on 07/06/2018
When Kempsville High School Entrepreneurship and Business Academy (EBA) students return in September, they will see reimagined, modern classroom spaces with flexible furniture on cast rollers that they will be able to move around to suit their creative, business-savvy needs.

Outside, hallways are also being transformed to have collaborative works spaces with white boards and even green screens where students can produce commercials or advertisements for the product ideas that they are pitching or developing in their entrepreneurial classes.

“We’ve been working with what we’ve got out of a couple of different spaces,” said Meghan Timlin, coordinator of Kempsville’s academy, which recently won first place at the World Series of Entrepreneurship competition. “This will really give us a whole hallmark of an area that is denoted as ours and it puts a mark on Kempsville High School that the academy is here.”

The Kempsville EBA project is one of several infrastructure projects currently underway this summer.

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