Eighth Street Middle School gets approved for $2M renovation

Tift Co. middle school to get multi-million dollar renovations

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - The Tift County Board of Education recently approved over $2 million worth of new renovations for Eighth Street Middle School.

Principal Dr. Chad Stone says these renovations are coming this fall.

“Let me show you some of the things we got. A new serving line in our lunch room here. So when our students come in, this is where they will pick up their milk and their trays. Here is the cool thing about it. As soon as they come down the line, we got hot meals, we got pizza, we’ve got salads. On each one of these lines here every day we have three lines here so our students can get anything they want,” said Dr. Stone.

The school system wants to be done with the renovations by the time students come back for the next school year.

The Middle school & Annie Belle Clark Elementary are undergoing renovations, adding a new medical facility for students, facility, staff and also parents.

Tift County Schools have partnered with Tift Regional Medical Center to create clinics in Eighth Street Middle School and Annie Belle Clark Elementary School.

The clinics will not only be for the school students, faculty, and staff, but also for parents.

The clinic will be operated fully by Tift Medical Center, as a resource for all attending the Tift County Schools.

The renovations should be completed when school opens later this summer.

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