This latest addition and renovation to Balcarres Community School is the fourth phase in an overall concept that began in 2006 with the master planning of the entire facility. Previous phases added a multipurpose area, renovated existing spaces into classrooms and added portable classrooms and a resource centre. The current phase adds new main and gymnasium entrances, flexible gathering spaces, a nutrition area used for the school’s breakfast and lunch programs, administration and staff areas and a cultural room to be used by the First Nations community. In addition to the work to complete the master plan, 4 separate projects were added for a roof replacement, HVAC revisions to eliminate under-slab ducts, an accessible washroom and a Pre-K space.