Students frame up their future
March 17, 2023
It didn't take long for the Career and Technical Education building at Wrenshall school to show its value.
The facility opened this school year after $2.1 million in renovations. By turning it into an asset, officials hope to attract students to a district currently in a budget crisis.
"I like how big it is," said senior Peyton Johnson earlier this week. "Now look, we can build a house inside here."
Johnson spoke as peers in his carpentry class spent the afternoon adding particle board sheeting to a portion of a house they'd already framed. The home framing project was the brainchild of 17-...