News An Update on the Pope Francis Elementary School Renovation SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, contributor, Monday, May. 1st, 2017 Photo Credit: Mackenzie Read Students planning on going to Pope Francis Elementary School in September will officially be attending Sacred Heart until construction is done. The Northeastern Catholic District School Board says Pope Francis will not be ready to open for the upcoming school year, so students will move to Sacred Heart for the year. Superintendent Tricia Weltz says this needs to be done to ensure the safety of everyone who uses the school. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/school-update-1.mp3 Weltz says Pope Francis will be ready to open September 2018.