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TSB’s Top News Stories of 2012: McKinney’s Original High School Opens Spiffy, Rerfurbished Digs (No. 6)

By TSB Staff

On Aug. 16, McKinney High staff began to move into its permanent digs on the MHS campus after spending the summer in temporary housing at McKinney Boyd. That’s because the entire MHS building underwent reconstruction, beginning in March, with plans to finish by December, 2013.

After six months of construction, several new advances were made to MHS before the 2012-13 school year began Aug. 27, including expanded parking lots, a new main entrance, brand new classrooms in upstairs and downstairs E hall, flex areas (community learning areas), new teacher workrooms, and new floors and freshly-painted walls in the main gym.

Phase two construction has been slated to begin in January of 2013.

For TSB’s story about the beginning of “move in” time, click here.

For our follow-up about how the changes went over, click here.

Town Square Buzz is looking back at the most newsworthy events of 2012 with our top-10 countdown that runs from Dec. 22-31. The complete list, with links included, will be included at the bottom of every story in case you miss one and would like to go back to it.

TSB’s Top News Stories of 2012

10. New Bike Lanes Approved

9. Hank’s Texas Grill Goes To-to-Toe with the City

8. Gateway Projects Gets Green Light to Proceed

7. McKinney Hits the Polls, but First One Resident Defaces, Steals Signs

6. McKinney’s Original High School Opens Spiffy, Refurbished Digs

5. Coming Thursday, Dec. 27



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