No Major Concerns Voiced with Knox Schools’ Building Plans during Informational Meeting

Tom Neff with architectural firm Schmidt Associates discusses Knox Schools’ proposed building project during an informational meeting Monday.

No major concerns were raised during a public presentation on the Knox Community School Corporation’s proposed building project Monday. Current plans call for the demolition of the elementary school’s Palmer Wing, and the construction of a new addition extending south from the newer portion of the school.

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Local Schools Looking to Implement Graduation Pathways for Students Struggling to Pass ISTEP

 

Local school administrators are looking toward the state’s new Graduation Pathways as a way to help current students struggling to pass the ISTEP. Knox High School Principal Dr. Elizabeth Ratliff told the school board last week that the initiative provides more options to students planning careers in various skilled trades.

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$25,000 Worth of Equipment Donated to Knox High School Graphic Arts Department

Knox High School’s Graphic Arts Department is getting a major equipment upgrade, thanks to a recent donation. Compliance Signs gave the school two Roland wide body printers, valued at $12,500 each. On top of that, CutCardStock of Valparaiso has donated $450 worth of paper. The donations were officially accepted by the school board last week.

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Knox High School Roof Work Nearing Completion

 

Construction is wrapping up at Knox High School. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart told the school board Tuesday that the high school’s new roof is almost complete. “The only thing left is there’s about 5,000 square feet of stone that still needs to go up above the pool area,” he explained. “They delivered stone today, and they hopefully will finish that up this weekend.”

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