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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.

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School reduces funding request from Town

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.

Read more: School reduces funding request from Town

Try #4 for a public hearing on school superintendent

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.

Read more: Try #4 for a public hearing on school superintendent

Beach schools unveil $6.9M 2015-16 budget

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.

Read more: Beach schools unveil $6.9M 2015-16 budget

Beach board eyes new elementary school

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.

Read more: Beach board eyes new elementary school

 

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