Trustees tour new school facilities


Anticipation is growing for the completion of the new Yorktown High School gymnasium and auditorium foyer.  Yorktown ISD board members toured the facility during their regular board meeting on Monday, August 18.
“We’re waiting for the sprinkler system in the auditorium,” said YISD Superintendent Alan Umholtz.  “Completion date for the auditorium is December 12 and we’re hoping for the gym to be open before Christmas.”
But the Eagle Ford Shale, considered a boom by many in the area, has been sort of a bust for the contractor charged with the job. 
“He’s lost 14 employees to the oil field,” Umholtz said.
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