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Hinks Elementary Celebrates Building Renovations with Ribbon Cutting

Hinks Elementary School held a ribbon cutting yesterday to celebrate new renovations to their building.

The school’s new renovations come as part of the Safe, Warm and Dry Bond, which was voted on and approved in March of 2020. Last month, Sanborn Elementary in Ossineke also celebrated their new upgrades with a ribbon cutting. The school received updates to its plumbing, roofing, and sidewalks as part of the bond, as well as a new secure entry and easier flowing traffic in the parking lot. It was followed shortly after by the monthly school board meeting at 5:30 pm, the first one since the midterm elections. Principal Jean Kowalski spoke about having new, extra security at the school.

“There’s a lot of different things that have been put into place to assure that our kids and our families are safe when they come in the building, and our staff,” she said.

She also described the Safe Warm and Dry Bond and the work that they’ve done to upgrade the school as well.

“There’s a lot more room in there for us to service kids as we need to, beautiful flooring, and just the whole outside, the front of it has been redone, and it just really, really looks great, and Hinks Hawks really enjoy it,” she said.