(August 18, 2008) - Eugene Field Elementary School will host the first of four MAPS for Kids community meetings at 6 p.m. on August 26. The meeting will take place in the school’s cafeteria, 1515 N Klein in Oklahoma City.
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 built in 1984, will receive over $775,000 in facility improvements from MAPS for Kids funds. The construction project includes the conversion to a pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students. The school will be designed to accommodate 635 students.
Four community meetings will be held for Eugene Field Elementary before construction begins. The four meetings cover:
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 297-1340 at least 48 hours before the meeting.
The meeting is being coordinated by The Facility Group (MAPS for Kids consultant) 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.