October 23, 2014

District to increase school lunch fee

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

At the demands of the Department of Agriculture, Spring Hill district officials were forced to adopt an increase in fees for the 2011-12 school year at Monday evening’s board of education meeting.

“The only change we’re asking …

Divided board moves forward with school bond issue

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

By a five-to-two margin, the Spring Hill Board of Education voted Tuesday evening on a resolution to move forward with a $39 million bond issue for the district.

USD 230 officials cite the shortage of classroom space …

SH school board races heat up

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

There will be a few new faces on the Spring Hill Board of Education come April. One face, however, will be notably absent.

Bill Meek, who has been a fixture on the board since 1983, will not …

USD 230 adopts smoking policy for school grounds

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

The Spring Hill School Board struggled to reach a consensus on drafting a new smoking policy for the district. A divided board instead opted to allow smoking in personal vehicles in the school parking lot 30 minutes …

Planning committee makes recommendations to school board

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

In order to meet its long term obligations, school district officials should build a new elementary school, add classroom space at Prairie Creek Elementary School and convert existing space for different use, a representative of the USD …

Spring Hill district to lower mill rate

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

The Spring Hill Board of Education approved an $32 million budget that includes a slight mill level decrease during a meeting and budget public hearing on Monday night. The slightly reduced mill rate – from 66.561 last …