Hello KOSC Families,
We have an update on the development of 65 new spaces for Keating Out of School Care’s program, using the funds we have been awarded through the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s Major Capital Funding Grant.
The School District has been extraordinarily helpful in this project, offering and provisioning space in the lower parking lot to install the four new modular units KOSC is purchasing to expand its program. We were hoping the new buildings could be delivered in time for the 2018-2019 school year, but the recent court ruling on class size limitations has had schools across the province ordering similar structures all at the same time, and the backlog of several thousand portable orders means that delivery for KOSC’s purchase will not be possible until 2019. While we would have liked to have had them delivered immediately and in place for this September, the limited capacity of the manufacturer to build portables to meet the demand has imposed this unavoidable delay on our project schedule.
We should be receiving the new portables in the spring of 2019, getting it equipped and ready over the that summer, with the newly expanded program in effect for the 2019-2020 school year.
Thank you for all the expressions of support from the KOSC community, and we will share news as it develops over the coming year.
KOSC Board of Directors