Parents & students of Castle Park High School demand renovation of deteriorated facilities

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – Parents and students of Castle Park High School in Chula Vista say the school has been neglected for years.

KUSI’s Sports department has covered this exact issue for many years, but no changes or improvements were made to the school’s facilities.

Now, parents and students have had enough.

They’re calling on the Sweetwater Union High School District to take action, and renovate the deteriorated facilities.

KUSI’s Teresa Sardina obtained photos of the current conditions of various Castle Park facilities, and spoke with concerned residents about their efforts to get the school much needed renovation.

The Sweetwater Union School District provided KUSI’s Teresa Sardina with the following statement regarding the school’s rough condiditon:

Sweetwater Statement On Castle Park High Conditions

Following up, Wednesday on Good Morning San Diego, KUSI’s Jason Austell got reaction from students, parents and Chula Vista mayoral candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar.

Adrian Gomez, a sophomore at Castle Park, and his father, Pedro Gomez, told KUSI’s Jason Austell that the issue has become so bad that it has become an equity issue.

Adrian added he and his classmates are happy to get the attention they deserve, and are prideful to attend Castle Park High School.

An Instagram page has been set up by the students to bring awareness to the needs of the Castle Park High School campus. You can follow @save.cp.now

 

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