After years of planning and construction, the new high-school wing at École-sur-Mer French school in Summerside is open for students.
The school, one of six in P.E.I.’s French-language school system, has 210 students in grades K-12 and is growing by about seven to 10 per cent each year, says principal Karen Leblanc.
“We’re already thinking about what the next step would be,” said Leblanc.
“I think in no time, we’re going to have to really think about how we’re going to add more space because we’re outgrowing the school again.”
The new wing includes double the classroom space of the current school, with special classrooms for culinary arts, carpentry and automotive classes.
With those classrooms comes the chance to offer new…