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School budget rises over last year

No tax increase needed in 2017
Although the Colonial Beach School budget for the upcoming school year...

Riverside residents want paving

Riverside residents want paving

Dust from roads causes health, sanitation problems, local couple says
The Colonial Beach town council...

Planning panel selects Nelson as new member

Planning panel selects Nelson as new member

After interviewing Eric G. Nelson, the Colonial Beach Planning Commission has sent a favorable recom...

Resident interest high at historical designation kickoff meeting

Resident interest high at historical designation kickoff meeting

Representatives Blake McDonald and Carey Jones from the Virginia Department of Historical Resources ...

Pier lease review yields buy option

Town Attorney Andrea Erard approached the Colonial Beach Town Council at its February work session f...

Adult literacy training available

Adult literacy training available

Raechon Coefield, GoodSkills Literacy Corps Tutor for Goodwill/AmeriCorps spoke at the Feb 11 Coloni...

 

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School budget rises over last year

No tax increase needed in 2017
Although the Colonial Beach School budget for the upcoming school year has increased by over $250,000 over the current year's budget, Colonial Beach's taxpayers will not bear the burden.

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School board sues Trinity Construction over contract dispute

The Colonial Beach School Board and the Colonial Beach School System have filed a lawsuit against Trinity Building Company LLC for breach of contract.

Read more: School board sues Trinity Construction over contract dispute

The future looks bright for CB Schools

The Colonial Beach School system has faced many challenges in the last few years.

Read more: The future looks bright for CB Schools

School board briefed on test scores

The Colonial Beach School Board met July 8 for the first time since school let out.
The summer break seemed to have a positive affect on both the board and the staff. Some technical mishaps in the room brought some jovial laughter, and the business portion of the meeting lasted five minutes.

Read more: School board briefed on test scores

School under fire for budget shortfall

Once again the Colonial Beach Public Schools came under fire by a few speakers at the public hearing on the Colonial Beach proposed budget.

Read more: School under fire for budget shortfall

CB School Board paves path for free lunches for all students

The Colonial Beach School Board took steps at its June 10 meeting to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students in the school system. The board applied for a program that will take affect in the 2015-16 school year.
Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, school systems that are eligible can apply to make breakfast and lunch free to all students within the school system. The program eliminates the need for families to fill out and provide household applications for free or reduced-price meals.

Read more: CB School Board paves path for free lunches for all students

Colonial Beach Council continues deliberation on school demolition

Long discussions at the May 15 Colonial Beach Town Council meeting reveal that council members remain split on how to approach the demolition of buildings at the old Douglas Avenue Elementary School campus.
A Jan. 5, 2014 fire destroyed the two-story building at the former campus, leaving the buildings and grounds around them in a collapse zone. This forced school officials to relocate students.

Read more: Colonial Beach Council continues deliberation on school demolition

Colonial Beach council seeks school demolition estimates

The Colonial Beach Town Council has voted unanimously to obtain estimates for the demolition of the burned out old high school/middle school building at 315 Douglas Ave.

Read more: Colonial Beach council seeks school demolition estimates

 

 

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