Tag: new school

One of the potential hurdles to extending the Missouri Pacific Trail through east Iola has been cleared, even before the project has entered the city’s radar. Iola City Council members approved the purchase of a…

USD 257 Superintendent of Schools Stacey Fager led an informative program on the new Iola Elementary school plans for the February meeting of the Allen County Area Retired School Personnel. Fager showed a video and…

When I think of all the reasons to support the school bond issue on Tuesday, the one that continues to rise to the top is the difference a new elementary school would mean to the…

If USD 257 voters approve a new elementary school, the district’s property tax levy (currently at 43 mills) would increase to about 58; adding a science building at Iola High School and HVAC project at…

Ray Maloney initially was a ?no? guy. No new schools. But now, he?s a decided ?yes.? After studying USD 257 schools for more than a year, Maloney has emerged as a leading voice in the…

I support the upcoming bond issue for several reasons. Most importantly, I believe this new elementary school, new science building and a new heating and cooling system at the middle school is the right thing…

I intend to vote for the school bond issue on April 2, and here are my reasons why. The current high school building was completed in 1916, 103 years ago, at a cost of $100,000.…

This is the first in a weekly series of articles on the proposed school bond issue to be decided by voters on April 2. When Dr. Charles Wanker, chief of staff at Allen County Regional…

Marv Smith moved to Iola in the fall of 1966 to teach at what was then a state-of-the-art science building, shared by Iola High School and Allen County Junior College. He stayed for the people…

A new elementary school?s design will incorporate safety features to better accommodate school buses and parents to transport students, and city officials plan to study area streets, sidewalks and traffic so that students can safely…