Thursday Dec 12
Panel starts work on 'extensive list' of merger issues
A special panel is meeting Saturday to begin crafting a petition and planning for consolidating the Catlin and Jamaica school districts.
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* 1013 S. Church St.; from VP $ LLC; to Richard A. Surmeier, as Trustee of Great Falls Land Trust; $2,000.
Benefit to help Oakwood families
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Obie's Arctic Chill, 102A S. Oakwood St., Oakwood.
Westville, G-RF officials studying reorganization
School officials said they want to spend some time informally researching issues related to school mergers and seeking community input before formally creating a committee of 10 from both districts that would make recommendations for the two boards to consider.
Catlin merger plan moves forward
Jamaica school officials voted unanimously Thursday to pursue a consolidation with the nearby Catlin school district, and will appoint members to a 10-member committee to study the issue.