I.Metshin: “After the construction of the new building, gymnasium No. 18 has become a universe of knowledge”
A new building
of gymnasium No.18 with the Tatar language of education will open in Kazan on
September 1. Now the workers are completing the final finishing and setting
furniture. In the new school year, 670 schoolchildren, including 95
first-graders, will go to the gymnasium. The Mayor of Ilsur Metshin inspected the
readiness of the gymnasium for the upcoming school year before the opening.
we open new schools for the new school year, and this year is no exception.
Construction work is being completed in the new building of gymnasium No.18,
designed for another 300 students. It will be a modern school with a large canteen,
sports and school hall”, - the head of the city noted.
The Mayor of
Kazan noted that in addition to the construction of an extension to gymnasium
No.18, preparatory work is currently underway for the construction of two more
schools. Their opening is scheduled for next year.
The first building
of gymnasium No.18 on Kol Gali Street, 13 was built in 1982 as a kindergarten
and adapted for use as a school in 1994. The educational institution, located
in a densely populated area, demanded more space. The two–storey building with
an area of 2.6 thousand sq.m has been adapted for primary classes by the new school
year - about 240 children will study there.
The new building
with an area of 10,700 square meters will accommodate classes for middle and
high school students – up to 300 people. On the ground floor of the building,
there is a canteen in the format of a school restaurant, where more than 200
schoolchildren can dine at the same time. “Students will eat in three shifts,
and the canteen is equipped no worse than a modern city restaurant”, - Rima
Mukhamedshina, Director of the Kazan Department of Food and Social Nutrition,
told the head of the city.
144 school restaurants will operate in Kazan educational institutions in the
new school year – 78% of the total number of canteens. This summer, work is
underway at 31 canteens located in the buildings of 30 educational
The Mayor of
Kazan also inspected the school hall for 350 people with a balcony for
spectators, and a new spacious sports hall. “The new sports hall is equipped as
the best gyms in the city, - Ilsur Metshin noted. - Here children will be able
to play sports, as well as to train for various competitions”.
The head of the
city also drew attention to the design of educational facilities. Ilsur Metshin
stressed that the gymnasium is called “Galam” (Universe – in Tatar) not by
chance: “This place has become a universe of knowledge”.
“All the works
are in the homestretch. By the beginning of the school year, the gymnasium will
have everything to meet students and teachers”, - Ilsur Metshin stressed.
In addition to
the improvement of the school territory near the educational institution, a
comprehensive repair of the driveways and the yard at 15/21 on Kol Gali Street,
where more than 1,300 people live, is taking place. The work is carried out
under the Our Yard republican program.
work is underway – asphalt pavement is being laid, sidewalks are being
equipped, lighting is being replaced. In the near future, workers will start
installing a children's playground and landscaping the green area of the yard”,
- Igor Kulyazhev, Deputy head of the Executive Committee of Kazan, told the
head of the city. Special attention was paid to parking spaces – their number
was increased from 28 to 102.
For reference, 266
yards of 466 houses will be improved in Kazan this year. As of today, construction
work have been completed on the territory of 224 houses. The work is 75%