There's been a delay in the start of construction for the Cache County School District's building bond election because of a technical violation, but Cache School Superintendent Steve Norton said it looks like there's a good chance the original schedule can possibly be met.
Project Frog built a school in a warehouse. Or at least, part of a school. The “componentized” building company — Frog management dislikes the terms “prefab” and “modular” — put up a life-size model of one classroom, a hall, and a couple other rooms in their warehouse on a San Francisco pier.
Public School 244, in the Flushing section of Queens, has been serving tofu wraps and vegetarian chili since going all-veggie earlier this year, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said during a lunchtime visit.
Officials intend to use the money for a variety of facility improvements over the next five years including paving driveways and parking lots, painting and installing air conditioning at Center Elementary School.
In less than three hours, the state School Building Authority had approved the building of four new schools, construction of five new additions and renovations to five more school buildings with the distribution of about $48 million in state grant money.
With the Shelby County Board of Education last week approving a $6.5 million bid for construction of the Helena High School athletic complex, Mayor Mark Hall is ready to see the city's funding and dedication pay off.
The Virginia CUSD #64 approved bids for the new school construction project and accepted resignations of board members Gary Hish and Lenny Moore as well as elementary teacher Sarah Newman and Jr. High volleyball coach and student council co-sponsor Megan Smith.
Although the Cleveland School District is leaving its longtime offices on East Sixth Street this summer, school board member Eric Wobser wants the district to increase its presence downtown. Wobser has proposed using all $4.5 million from the sale of the district headquarters to the Drury hotel chain for creating a new school downtown, or expanding one or both of the district schools already there.
The Wyoming School Facilities Commission approved funds for planning and design of 19 projects intended to aid school districts running out of classroom space. A $10 million allocation by the 2013 state legislature was divvied among 18 districts. The list includes $1 million to fund the design of a new elementary school in the Natrona County School District.
When School Committee Chairman Jonathan Pope called out both Counselor-at-Large Bruce Tobey and the Times, he actually reached out in a manner that the entire school committee should have long before now.