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Blue Lake Elementary School completes new gym

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BLUE LAKE- 8th Graders at Blue Lake Elementary were the first to play in the schools new gym. The new addition to the elementary schools was recently completed and will serve as a recreation space and assembly space for students.

The project was funded by Measure K funds approved by voters in 2010. The project has been in place since then.

The gym will be a tournament center for both basketball and volleyball. Teachers said the new addition is important for older students to have opportunities to play sports. "We're a K-8 school the children are going to spend their very formative pre-high school years here," said Patty Ohman, of Blue Lake Elementary.