Horizon nearly home


News staff writer

November 1, 2006

Scott Baklenko of Hood River, second from left, and other visitors admire the spacious entry at Horizon Christian School during a recent luncheon tour of the new campus. Horizon school board chairman Don Hoffman, development director Ken Block and administrator Chris Herring welcomed a group of about 40 government and business community members. With the completion of phase one, classrooms and offices, the 184-student school is set to open within two weeks at 8th and Pacific streets. The gym and cafeteria, located in the center of the building, will be completed later. General contractor is Ryan Construction but school leaders noted that numerous volunteers have donated time to help on the $6 million project.

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