High school addition is needed

By Chuck Kajer

Of the four questions being asked on the November 8 school referendum, none is more important than the addition to the high school.

When the current high school opened in 1998, officials said it should take care of the needs of the district for about five to seven years. It is now seven years since that building opened, and the building has indeed done as predicted. But enrollment at the high school has now grown to the point that an addition to the building is a critical need.

The building was designed to house 1,050 students. It now has about 1,100.

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