Fort Saskatchewan - Vegreville MLA Jessica Littlewood is excited about the new Southpointe School.
 
The school's students are in the midst of choosing their school colours and team mascot.
 
"Fort Saskatchewan has been growing steadily," said Littlewood. "This new addition to our city will help alleviate pressure and ensure a proper learning experience for our kids today and into the future."
 
The $20.7 million school will house students from Kindergarten all the way to Grade 9.
 
"Previous governments ignored our infrastructure needs, leading to school overcrowding," she explained. "I'm please to see our government's commitment to building new schools is paying dividends right here in our community."
 
Southpointe School can hold 500 students right now with the potential to expand, housing 800 if needed.
 
The provincial government has called modernizing and building new schools "one of the most important investments we can make in our children’s futures, and in the future of this province."
 
The school will gradually introduce grades seven, eight and nine over the next three school years. The school's design was approved in May of 2016.

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