The new additions have been 3-4 years in the making, the past year and a half actually building it.
And now more than $15 million and 68,000 square feet later, it's finally complete.
Students and teachers alike have high expectations for the renovations, and can hardly wait to use the new space.
"The best thing about it I think, has been just seeing the excitement of the teachers and the students,” said Ursula Brown, Lincoln School Principal. “All day long I have been asked by students cause they couldn't wait to see it and they're all telling me they're coming tonight."
Irving Primary's K through 4 will now be hosted in the new areas.
Thursday night was just a preview event for parents and students; it officially opens December 21st.
“Being a parent I’m very proud of my children or any other child who would go and attend this school or any other school in the District 150,” said Greg Chapman, Physical Education teacher, Boys Coach, and