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Free Lunch Proposed for Galesburg Students

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205logobwStudents in Galesburg’s elementary schools and at least one of the two middle schools could end up getting to have hot lunch for free during the school year if the Galesburg School Board so approves tonight.  The District-205 Board is being asked this evening to vote on a proposal to sign the district up for a four-year agreement in the federal “Community Eligibility Provision.”

Bid Approved for Pool-Related Work at Galesburg High School

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205logobwWork to get Mustain Pool at Galesburg High School open and running again will officially move forward.

The District-205 Board met in special session yesterday to approve a $237,000 bid from Galesburg’s JP Benbow Plumbing and Heating to repair and replace the HVAC system in Mustain Pool, after it failed over the winter, causing problems for the Silver Streaks Swimming and Diving Teams, and P.E. classes that also use the facility.

District 205 Board Status Quo on Building New Silas Willard School

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POSTED 7pm 4/7/14  The Galesburg School Board tonight decided to take no action on whether to change course regarding building a new Silas Willard Elementary School; meaning, construction planning will go forward as is.

The lack of action was taken after board members, residents, and parents of Silas students discussed the matter at length.

School Board to Discuss Silas Willard Tonight

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205logobwThe Galesburg School Board will convene tonight to take up a matter that the state is encouraging be decided sooner rather than later.

The board has called a special session tonight that will have a closed-door session to discuss private meeting minutes, but they will later convene into open session to talk about Silas Willard Elementary School.