McKenzie to unveil outdoor classroom

Published 2:57 pm Friday, August 29, 2014

McKenzie School will officially unveil its new outdoor classroom Thursday night with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The McKenzie PTA helped raise the funds for the new outdoor classroom by hosting a color run in April.

Nearly 100 runners took part in the event, including many current and former students of McKenzie School, as well as residents of McKenzie.

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“The classroom would not have been possible without the overwhelming support of our community,” said Martha Lewis, PTA president.

Along with the ribbon cutting there will also be a dinner. The concession stand will open at 5 p.m. and will be selling chicken fingers, barbecue sandwiches or hot dogs with fries and a drink for $6.

The school will also hold its Parent Extravaganza on Thursday.

The event is slated to begin at 6 p.m.

“Come and enjoy a great time at a great school,” Lewis said.