Tag: new schools

HUMBOLDT — While nothing is set in stone, the Humboldt Board of Education is considering renewing a school bond or trying to pass another to help with improvements to the school facilities within the district.…

USD 257 voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin to build the first new school in the district in 43 years. Voters approved all three parts of Tuesday’s bond issue: a new elementary school for…

I’ve had the great pleasure of working with young people in the community for the past 18 years.  When I was 19, I began working as a tutor for SAFE BASE and as youth minister.…

Dear editor, Don Erbert said it all. And I believe this. It is not the building that you teach in. It is what you teach in the building. Buck Quincy once said that he could…

There are two ways to react to failure: Give up or see where you went wrong and try again. So give USD 257 district officials credit for attempting another bond issue after its 2014 proposal…

Members who have studied Iola schools for the past year are hoping good things come in threes. Because that’s what they proposed to USD 257 board of education members Monday night. At the top of…

While still the early days, USD 258 Superintendent of Schools Kay Lewis is inviting community input regarding the potential construction of a new Humboldt school or else the major renovation of an existing school building…

Another good-sized crowd attended Monday night’s meeting to discuss new schools for local students. With terrible acoustics, a weather-beaten gymnasium and a rattling ventilation system, perhaps Lincoln Elementary was the perfect venue to illustrate the…

A developer studying Iola’s elementary schools said it’s likely his group would be interested in converting two of Iola’s three buildings if voters eventually decide to build a new school. Rudy Manes, a partner in…

Two of Iola’s three existing elementary school buildings could be converted into affordable living complexes for older adults, if voters eventually decide to build a new school, USD 257 Board of Education members learned Monday…