Jim Hill Addition To Serve District - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Jim Hill Addition To Serve District

Posted: Updated:

Improvements to facilities have been happening all across the Minot Public School district...some much bigger than others like at Longfellow like we showed you yesterday.

But at Jim Hill Middle School, they too are getting ready to break in a new wing.

This is a much needed new gymnasium that will be ready to go for the first day of school.

Principal Cindy Mau says it has been a great need for years at Jim Hill.

For one, the existing gym just can't hold all the students that call the school home anymore.

This will change that, and give physical education teachers a new tool to use getting and keeping kids active.

(Cindy Mau - Jim Hill Principal) "We all know that middle level students need lots of physical activity and so having this state-of-the-art facility for middle school students is wonderful and we know that MPS students that are in after school sports, it is a value to them in their personal life and as they grow up so we are encouraged that they have more room to enhance our phys ed and athletic programs so we are happy about that."

New locker rooms are a part of the addition to the west end of the school.

Mau says these upgrades were overdue -- because the number of kids they see through the doors just continues to increase...and it is hard to keep up.

(Cindy Mau - Jim Hill Principal) "We should be able to seat our entire school here and it gives us a facility for the community when we aren't using it. We have needed this and it is a great addition and keeps Jim Hill right on the top with athletics."

Tomorrow -- we'll look at another school that is growing on North Hill -- Lewis and Clark Elementary.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • MHS Boys Golf Team Preparing for Season Opener

    MHS Boys Golf Team Preparing for Season Opener

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:01:35 GMT
    The Minot High boys golf team is looking to pick up right where it left off last season. 21 players are out for this years team that returns 4 of its top 6 golfers after finishing 4th last year in the
    The Minot High boys golf team is looking to pick up right where it left off last season. 21 players are out for this years team that returns 4 of its top 6 golfers after finishing 4th last year in the
  • Student Spotlight --- Dunseith

    Student Spotlight --- Dunseith

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:48:49 GMT
    Finally tonight, Student Spotlight - where we focus on a top graduate from a local high school. This time, we're in Dunseith where Molly Allery is at the top of her class. (Molly Allery, Dunseith Senior)
    Finally tonight, Student Spotlight - where we focus on a top graduate from a local high school. This time, we're in Dunseith where Molly Allery is at the top of her class. (Molly Allery, Dunseith Senior)
  • Moldy Homes Reopening?

    Moldy Homes Reopening?

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:55:38 GMT
    Nearly three years after the flood of the Mouse River, some Minot homes are just now being cleaned up and rebuilt. But some homeowners say the flooded homes that had been untouched until now - what some
    Nearly three years after the flood of the Mouse River, some Minot homes are just now being cleaned up and rebuilt. But some homeowners say the flooded homes that had been untouched until now - what some
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.