The Blaine County school board got its first taste of public reaction to a potential plant facilities levy Tuesday night during a public workshop at Hailey Elementary School.
Wood River High School was on “heightened alert” Wednesday following a threatening post made by a student on social media the previous evening, the School District said.
After a full year of work, the Blaine County School District’s Finance Committee formally recommended that the school board pursue a levy totaling some $40 million for construction, maintenance and technology over the next 10 years, during the trustees’ regular October meeting Tuesday night.
Classes are going as planned Wednesday morning, but Wood River High School is on “heightened alert” following a threat to the school made by a student on social media Tuesday night, the School District announced.
The Blaine County School District’s Finance Committee will recommend that the school board put a 10-year levy totaling some $40 million to pay for construction, maintenance and technology before voters sometime next year.
Fall registration has opened for fourth- and fifth-graders interested in Science After School, a program at Hemingway STEAM School and Bellevue Elementary School that engages students with the natural environment through outdoor adventures and exploration.
An early start didn’t stall attendance for Blaine County schools, Superintendent GwenCarol Holmes told the district’s board of trustees last week.
Hailey Elementary will have to hold out for other options as the Blaine County School District’s Finance Committee cut a possible replacement for the patchwork building out of a list of projects that it hopes to cover with a 10-year levy that will likely go before voters next year.
The Blaine County School District board of trustees tried out a new process for taking public comment during its regular September meeting on Tuesday, pushing its traditional open comment period deeper into the session, while inviting constituents to speak before each agenda item.
Idaho’s District 26 delegation met with constituents in Hailey last week to discuss the Blaine County School District, as an outspoken group opposed to district leadership continued to elevate its criticism in advance of November’s school board elections.