You may have noticed the big hole taking up much of the playground at Valleyview school in Kenora.

Principal Lisa Achilles explained what they're working on.

"An accessibility path, in order to provide better accessibility for students down to the lower field," she explained.

Achilles says other improvements are also planned for the playground and school campus.

"Small improvments happening throughout the year, but not to impact the daily routines at Valleyview," she explained.

She said described the timeline for the projects.

"We're hoping to have most of the construction completed prior to the start of school, and it should be. The other enhancements you see, campus improvments, will be added as we go along," she said.

School starts on Wednesday September 5.

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