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Construction count down on for Oak Bay High

The Greater Victoria School District is officially on the voyage to replace Oak Bay High.

On July 12, the district issued a request for qualifications for teams to submit comprehensive proposals for the new facilities.

“The new high school and Neighbourhood Learning Centre will serve the education, cultural and recreation needs of the people of Oak Bay for most of the 21st century,” said Peg Orcherton, board chair.  “I am pleased that all of the necessary funding for the project is now in place, and we are moving forward with design and construction.”

Oak Bay is contributing $1 million towards the cost of the performing arts centre to be integrated with the new high school.

“This project is an example of what can be achieved by working together to serve the needs of our community,” said Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen. “We are committed to helping the school district develop the best possible facilities for the people of Oak Bay.”

The deadline is Aug. 15. The school district anticipates selecting a proposal in early spring 2013 with construction starting that summer.

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