By Michael Oleksyn, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Plans are under way for improvements to all of the schools in the Prince Albert Roman Catholic School Division.

Education director Lorel Trumier said the upgrades include new playgrounds at four elementary schools, which the division recently created a Request for Proposals (RFP) on SaskTenders.

“We are going to do a project that our children would benefit directly from,” Trumier said. “We earmarked some dollars, so we do have that process occurring right now.”

Trumier said she expects the projects to be completed by October. If not, the new equipment will be in place by next spring.

We are really pushing the envelope on our timeline but you can see that we are optimistic about doing this,” Trumier explained. “We know that it is for our students, and so we are really motivated.”

The division recently completed an audit of all of the playgrounds and launched the RFP. According to SaskTenders, the RFP for new playgrounds at Ecole St. Anne, St. Francis School, St. John Community School and St. Catherine Catholic School.

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