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Sidney students continue to make progress, learn from Maple Street Project


Everett Johnson

Sidney High School construction teacher Beau McConnell and students Ian Wagner and Kevin Jurgensen continue their work on Wednesday afternoon remodeling the house at 1833 Maple Street.

Sidney High School students are receiving some valuable hands-on experience remodeling and improving a house on Maple Street.

Beau McConnell, Sidney High's construction teacher, along with the school's design teacher Kim Castner are leading students in this project. The students are gaining first-hand knowledge on the demolition and reconstruction of this family home.

The family of Kim and Ralph Castner donated the $28,000 home to the school for the project. Sidney High School Principal Christ Arent confirmed that he and McConnell had looked over the house before purchase and decided it wo...

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