Trustees of Sedgwick County Unified School District 259 last week revived $8 million of bond projects at nine Kansas schools that had been postponed, but they are still looking for additional financing to build tornado safe rooms at district schools.

Voters approved a $370 million general obligation bond program in 2008 that included construction of 60 safe rooms, hardened with up to 12 inches of concrete and capable of withstanding the forces generated by an F-5 tornado.

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