A working group recommends grade 5 and 6 students here, be sent to Doon Public School.
“There was a lot of emotion, a lot of things to consider, so it was very difficult” says Natalie Waddell.
In just five years, J.W. Gerth Public School has swelled and now has 200 more students than it was built for.
“Doon can accommodate more portables in a manner which doesn’t take away from the children’s space” says Natalie Waddell.
To accommodate the influx of students, it’s being recommended that Doon Public School get an extra five classrooms and five portables at a cost of $2.3 million.
Watch the full news clip at kitchener.ctvnews.ca