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Spotlight Story: Plans for Possible New High School

On March 18, 2014 the Facilities and Transportation Committee invited 3 architectural firms to present their designs on the possible new high school. The presentations were for the public and the new board members. The firms were asked to present two different designs. One was for renovations to the high school and the other was for a brand new high school. After each presentation the board asked each firm several questions and presented any concerns. Below are links to all three architectural firms presentations.

Gilbert Architects, Inc.

KCBA Architects

Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects


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Posted 04/09/2014 02:52PM
The Keystone Exams will be administered during the spring testing window in the areas of Algebra 1, Biology, and Literature. Students currently enrolled in Keystone related courses will take the spring Keystone Exams as end of course assessments, as well as students in Grades 9, 10, and 11 who did not achieve a proficient score on a previously administered Keystone Exam. For additional information regarding the upcoming Keystone Exam administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
Posted 03/26/2014 12:49PM
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Posted 03/25/2014 03:24PM
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Posted 02/21/2014 12:59PM
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