NAMPA -- High school students from across the Nampa School District are partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build a house.

The project involves students from all three high schools in the district.

Students in the drafting classes designed the floor plan, while students in the agriculture classes will do the landscaping, and much of the house will be built by construction students.

They call the district's construction program NASKCO, which stands for the first two letters of each high school in the order in which they were founded: Nampa High School, Skyview High School and Columbia High School.

This will be the third project with Habitat for Humanity and NASKCO, and construction teacher Bret Miller said these projects teach students a lot outside of the classroom.

I think it's a great opportunity for them to learn, number one, how to work, and number two, how to build something, said Miller. And it's a good opportunity to get out into the community, meet people, and there's a lot of people involved in this.

The goal is to have the house finished by mid-April for a single grandmother from Caldwell, who is raising four of her grandchildren.

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