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Posts Tagged ‘Silas Willard Elementary School’

School Board Rejects Cooke Elementary Bids

WGIL Newsroom 232

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The Galesburg School Board will go back to the drawing board to figure out how to sell Cooke Elementary School.

That’s because the board this afternoon voted to reject both of the bids received for the just-closed facility:  one from West Central Community Services Head Start for $200,000, and one from the Galesburg Rescue Mission for just over$279,000.

District 205 Board Status Quo on Building New Silas Willard School

WGIL Newsroom 613

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

WGIL Newsroom 164

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.

District Urged to Make Decision on Silas Willard Elementary School

WGIL Newsroom 187

205logobwThe Galesburg School District may be forced to make a new recommendation on what to do about the aging Silas Willard Elementary School sooner rather than later.

Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations David Black told the school board’s Building Committee yesterday that the architects have asked to have a meeting April ninth on what to do about the building.