District 52 Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for Old Ninety Six High School

On Friday, September 22, Greenwood School District 52 held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the renovation of the Old Ninety Six High School. The ceremony included a performance from the State Champion Ninety Six High School band along with remarks from District 52 Board of Trustees Chairman Ray Jackson, Superintendent Beth Taylor, and Executive Director of Finance Andrew Macke. 

“This is a tremendous accomplishment for our school district and community,” Board Chairman Jackson stated. “We all should be proud to live in a community that has decided to make a significant investment in our schools and children.” 

“I want to personally thank our Board for all of their strong leadership and hard work with this project,” Superintendent Taylor said. “I would also like to thank those of you who voted on the referendum this summer for showing support for our school district and community. Thank you to our construction manager for their vision and expertise. We look forward to the exciting months ahead with this upcoming project.” 

The $20 million dollar renovation project will include: 

  1. Upgrades to both gymnasiums and locker rooms
  2. Expanded and upgraded space for the band program
  3. Upgraded maintenance shop
  4. Additional office spaces and a professional development room for district/staff trainings
  5. New practice field and parking lot