New PCHS should be completed in a few months

HISTORY train Luray

April 20, 1961 — The Thorington Construction Company, contractors, are pushing construction on the new Page County High School with the hope of having a finished job in several months.

Anyone who has any doubt about the magnificence and completeness of this fine new school should take a look.

There are 30 class room units, three large laboratories, with gas and running water to each desk; a gymnasium, cafeteria and gigantic kitchen with modern equipment; home economics quarters, industrial arts and agricultural shops, music department with practice rooms and tiered stage, clinical rooms, an auditorium holding 600, complete intercom service, offices and administration quarters, teacher restrooms, quarters for visiting athletic teams, ample parking areas and more.

An athletic field is provided on the flat nearest U.S. 340.

The main corridor is almost 500 feet long and can be closed off in three sections.

Shenandoah and Stanley students will find in this school a just cause for pride and certainly the finest in structure and equipment that money can afford.

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier

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