Construction on Blackfalds’ new high school to start this fall

Construction on Blackfalds new high school will start fall 2021 with it expected to be completed June 2024 and opening to students September 2024.

The Wolf Creek Public School Board received an update from the provincial on the development of a WCPS school in Blackfalds, said WCPS during their virtual board meeting Jan. 21.

On Nov. 5, 2020, the provincial government announced they shortlisted three qualified groups to enter into a competition to bid on five new high schools, with one being Blackfalds. The request for proposals (RFP) will be completed in July, 2021 and the contract awarded by September 30, 2021.