McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 is undertaking the construction of the Bakken Area Skills Center (Career and Technical Education Center) in Watford City, North Dakota. The new school-owned facility will be constructed to meet the needs of students and adults within the region that includes classroom, common use and administrative spaces which will provide state-of-the-art education for students and workforce training for high-demand jobs . Construction is slated to be completed Winter of 2023.

Beam Raising – June 22, 2023

Students joined in as the last structural beam was set in place. Staff, school board, and students were able to sign the beam before it was raised.