The Ocean Township School District is putting on major new additions to the high school this summer, part of three-year, district wide $28.9 million improvements.

OCEAN – While scaffolding, temporary fencing and cranes remain present at the township high school, the district is nearly finished with a three-year $28.9 million school improvement project.  

The high school wasn’t the only school in the district to get a facelift. All five schools were involved in the goliath undertaking that includes new additions at some schools.

Wanamassa Elementary School will see additions this summer and the high school will get a new gym, which can be seen in the video above.

The intermediate school and two other elementary schools’ renovations are complete, aside from a sound amplification system being installed this summer at Wayside Elementary School.

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“We’re on the home stretch. And, we’re right on budget, which we’re happy about,” said James Stefankiewicz, the district’s superintendent. 

Stefankiewicz, along with Business Administrator Ken Jannarone, spoke to a reporter on Wednesday regarding the status of the project.

The two school leaders said the addition to the high school’s athletic fitness center will be the last part of the project to be finished. The school officials said they expect that to be done in October in time for winter sports.  

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All the other remaining improvements at the high school will be done in September, and a…