TULSA - Some Tulsa Public Schools students are getting a whole new building this year.
Eisenhower Elementary, formerly known as Nimitz, still needs a new sign but all summer long the inside of the building was being upgraded to prepare for the first day of school.
Teachers have been working around the clock to get their classrooms ready since the remodel was completed.
Students at Eisenhower take part in a language immersion program, learning either French or Spanish. Students should be bilingual by the time they finish elementary school.
Eisenhower used to be in a much smaller building on New Haven but due to demand for the program and Project Schoolhouse it has a new home this school year.
The program is expected to double in size in the new facility.
"We are excited, one that we can offer it to more children, but also, our building, they've done an awesome job for us, really nice facilities, we are still in the process of transitioning, but eventually it will all get in place," said kindergarten teacher Michelle Diaz.
A few classrooms and the auditorium are not finished yet but teachers are asking for patience.
The McLain Seventh Grade Center is also in a new building due to Project Schoolhouse.
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