Posted: Feb 22, 2013 5:14 PM by Adrian Pittman
Updated: Feb 22, 2013 5:14 PM
BAKER - The Baker School Board voted to use reserve cash for extensive repairs to Baker High School. Over $4 million will be funneled into the school for renovations.
The money will be used to repair the football stadium, replace old windows, and do work on the roof of the building.
A structural assessment for the entire school will need to be done and work could be done on drainage problems around school.
Parents say the school would crumble without the work.
"We needed those repairs years ago. We have them now and it's going to work for us. The future looks bright for Baker High School," said parent, Darnell Waites.
Superintendent Ulysses Joseph, says the entire community will benefit from these improvements.
"These buildings are pretty close to 62 years old and we haven't done anything major to any of them in the last 10 to 15 years, so it's time," said Supt. Ulysses Joseph.
Renovations can begin as early as April.