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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.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:01
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The Colonial Beach School Board has approved a $6.8 million 2015-16 school year budget proposal. The document now goes to the Colonial Beach Town Council, which has the authority to allocate local money to the school system.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:56
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Maybe the Westmoreland County School Board needs to hire a weatherman before it hires a new school superintendent.
Cathy Rice, the assistant school superintendent of the Westmoreland school system, said Monday the school board had decided to schedule a fourth attempt at holding a public hearing at a time when the weather is likely to be more favorable. “They voted to reschedule the hearing for 6 p.m. on March 30th at Washington and Lee High School,” Rice said.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 10:42
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Colonial Beach Schools Superintendent Kevin Newman presented the first draft of the propsed 2015-16 budget to the school board during its Feb 24 meeting.
- Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015 17:24
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Will request $9.6M to pay for it
The Colonial Beach School Board has begun the process of securing money for a new elementary school.
The passed a resolution at its Feb. 11 meeting to request $9.6 million in the form of a bond from the Town of Colonial Beach.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:43
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Colonial Beach is one of the first school systems to join a petitioning to the state to increasing aid for public education.
The state continues to mandate improvements to school operations but is putting the burden on local taxpayers, according to the petition created by Virginia School Boards Association and the Virginia Association of School Superintendents.
Localities currently pay 56 percent of their school costs. However, the state’s standards of quality said the localities should pay 45 percent.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 09:52
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The Colonial Beach Town Council put a stop to a demolition notice for the town’s former elementary school.
The order recently was issued by the town’s Building and Zoning Office since the building, destroyed on Jan. 5 by fire, has been sitting in the same condition since then. School officials did surround the building with fencing to keep people from entering the area.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 12:09
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A town official has ordered the former Colonial Beach Elementary School to be demolished in about two weeks, but that is unlikely to happen, the mayor said.