Johns Hill Magnet School undergoing renovations

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA)– Johns Hill Magnet School is getting a new building.

Architects are modeling the new school to look like a container full of gifts. They say it’s a metaphor for the gifts and talents of students. The School Board Vice President says he’s excited to take the school in a new direction.

“We have phenomal teachers, a phenomal principle, and what I consider to be a phenomenal opportunity for education.” Courtney Carson said. “And then we have the capacity to bring in more students.”

Construction on a new baseball diamond, basketball and tennis courts, and a new pavilion are being done to go with the new school. The building is slated to open on August 2021.

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