Posted on May 27, 2014

School board eyes $1.6 million in summer construction projects

A new boiler at Jefferson Elementary, another modular classroom at Jim Darcy and roofing projects at both high schools are among the summer construction projects eyed by the Helena school district. The four projects, totaling around $1.6 million, are consent items for the school board during its scheduled work session this afternoon.

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Posted on May 21, 2014

Schools hear comment on bond

More than three hours of public comment dominated the first school board meeting to consider a bond proposal that would consolidate Helena’s elementary schools.

For the past few months, trustees have stood by as a work group faltered and superintendent Kent Kultgen unveiled a plan that would close or repurpose Bryant, Hawthorne and Jefferson schools.

Tuesday was the board’s first chance to discuss Kultgen’s latest recommendation, but the meeting offered little indication of where trustees stand.

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