FRUITA, Colo. - A local high school is hoping to make some much needed upgrades and renovations to their school, and they're looking for the funds to do it.
Fruita Monument High is asking the D-51 school board for remaining funds from the 2017 bond and mill levy to help make it easier and safer for students to learn.
The project, to fix mismatched bricks, cracks and dents in the concrete, and even a lack of fire sprinklers, has been in the works for a year.
And besides giving the school a much needed exterior upgrade, these projects would also make is safer.
The main focus of the renovation would be an interior, centralized corridor with places for student collaboration, and a new entrance way.
This corridor would also allow for easier access to the schools many buildings and administration offices.
The school board will vote on funding from the bond and mill levy February 19th during their board meeting. If approved, construction on the school can begin in March.