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New Addition at Eastland High School Officially ‘Open’

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(Right photo) Eastland Superintendent of Schools Mark Hansen (left) and soon-to-be-retired High School Principal Jay Ritchie (below) hold the ribbon for Lake Carroll’s Jack Charleton as he cuts the ribbon, officially opening the new gymnasium and classroom facility (gym photo at right).

The first event at the new gym was the Class of 2011’s Baccalaureate, held Sunday afternoon, May 22.

A Community Open House has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., where you can tour the new gym, fitness room, locker rooms and classrooms. The open house will be followed by the Jim Shaw Memorial NISHF All-Star Summer Basketball Games, with the Girls at 5:30, and Boys at 7:00, In the new EHS Gymnasium.

Visit the Prairie Advocate web site at to see two videos of the Ribbon Cutting ceremony, and interviews.

(PA photos/Tom Kocal)

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