In 2007, voters approved a bond that included funds for the MHS Health and Wellness Center. The center, a 45,000 square foot facility, boasts two regulation-sized basketball courts, 600 square yards of turf, locker and training rooms. A running track is on the second floor, and cardio and weight equipment is available as well.
The Health and Wellness Center, truly a multi-purpose facility, dramatically increased the district's ability to provide for the needs of students and student athletes. Before the center opened, many basketball teams were scheduling practices at 6 a.m. or late in the evening to get time in the "new" gym, which opened in 1964. Basketball was not the only sport that needed time in the gym; volleyball uses gym space as do any outdoor sports - from baseball to track - who are forced inside due to inclement weather.
The Health and Wellness Center answered a need for Mustang Public Schools to move beyond the 1960s Class 3A facilities. The day the center opened, it immediately provided multiple opportunities for our 6A population at Mustang High School. Today the Health and Wellness Center is the home of MHS volleyball games and multiple basketball practices. Cheer and Pom also practice in the facility. It's used for PE classes and weight room workouts.The district also uses the facility for academic testing and it serves as an after-school recreation area for students.
The 2007 bond issue also expanded our capabilities of accommodating the explosive growth in our elementary population with classroom additions across the district. This bond also made it possible to retire some of the aging bus fleet, purchase band uniforms, improve technology and repair and maintain district buildings.