(November 17, 2008) - Nichols Hills Elementary School will host the final MAPS for Kids community meeting at 6 p.m. on November 24, 2008. The meeting will take place in the school’s cafeteria, 1301 W. Wilshire Boulevard and will cover the final design planned for the school.
During the meeting, parents, teachers, students, neighbors, community members and school administrators are invited to share their ideas for the school’s upcoming renovation.
The school, which was established in 1937, will receive over $2.1 million in facility improvements from MAPS for Kids funds. The construction project includes the conversion to a pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. The school will be designed to accommodate 459 students.
Including this one, a total of four community meetings will have been held for Nichols Hills Elementary before construction begins. The other three meetings were:
MAPS for Kids is a seven-year penny sales tax passed by voters in 2001. The initiative will raise close to $700 million to improve schools in Oklahoma City and 23 suburban school districts that serve Oklahoma City students. Once completed, every student in the Oklahoma City Public Schools district will attend a new or fully renovated school.
Those needing a sign language interpreter, language interpreter or disability assistance can call 297-2578 at least 48 hours before the meeting.
The meeting is being coordinated by Hornbeek-Blatt Architects and the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area Public Schools (OCMAPS) project office. For more information, contact the OCMAPS project office at 297-3461 or visit www.okc.gov.