Delta Excessive Faculty’s $6 million health heart debuts

MUNCIE, Ind. — After starting development greater than a 12 months in the past and some provide chain points as a consequence of COVID-19, Delta Excessive Faculty is able to showcase its almost $6 million health heart and a number of other different enhancements made to the varsity.

The state-of-the-art health heart spans 37,000-square-feet and two tales throughout the college. As college students began utilizing the area this fall, directors mentioned they’re thrilled with the brand new space.

A part of “Challenge 20,” the health heart expands past an upgraded weight room and new indoor monitor space, with the hope to higher the lives of scholars after a college 12 months challenged by COVID-19.

“It has been one thing that we’re fairly happy with, and we needs to be proud,” mentioned Principal Chris Conley. “I nonetheless look over my shoulder once I stroll into the brand new health heart, questioning if I am actually at Delta Excessive Faculty, as a result of it’s simply so totally different from what we had earlier than, in an effective way.”

The Star Press was capable of tour the brand new area earlier this week and converse with directors about its future affect on college students. This is a glance within the health heart and what’s up subsequent for the varsity:

A rising want for bigger amenities

During renovations, Delta's football locker room was greatly expanded to hold enough room for about 80 team members.

Throughout the previous few years, Delta Excessive Faculty has obtained some updates to its gyms and science labs. However even after that, former Superintendent Reece Mann advised The Star Press again in summer season 2020 that different amenities have been being maxed out.

With a continued give attention to college students’ social and emotional well-being, Challenge 20 would deliver much more updates to the varsity. Financed by a $10 million bond problem, the undertaking included a number of objects, from an almost $6 million health heart to extra areas to study within the commons space.