BUTLER — The newly-remodeled media center at Eastside Junior-Senior High School offers an abundance of opportunities.
Students and staff can work in private or have small group meetings, complete with large-screen monitors that can be linked to a computer.
They can move to a larger, enclosed room as a maker space.
They can kick back and relax at one of the padded seats located throughout the center or sit at tables to study or work on homework.
They can enjoy a cup of coffee or drink at the café, named the “Blazer Bean.”
Some students can help a staff member perform repairs on computer equipment for their classmates.
They can even read a book.
The renovations were originally slated to begin in the summer, but when DeKalb Eastern students went to virtual learning last spring, the construction timetable was moved up, Eastside Principal Larry Yoder…