EISD?Board members survey football field, explore options
Some of the Elgin Independent School District School Board members, Superintendent Bill Graves, Athletic Director Danny Lauve, Girls Coordinator Sherry Pfister, High School Principal Bobby Vasquez, Band ...
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#1 Oct 17, 2008
Sick. That's what this idea is.
Elgin has a horrible education reputation.
Schools are bursting at the seams.
Children are in portable classrooms.
There are no sidewalks on 1100 or County Line road.
but hey, on the bright side,
There are 11 football coaches for 100 players, if only education had the same teacher student ratio.
Only one bid has been received? Someones family company is about to get a huge contract eh?
Sidewalks? Who needs them until someone gets hit and killed by a car right?
Sports are an integral part of school, no doubt. But how many kids out of every school make it to where they can have a career from sports? 1 or 2 every 5-10 years? Education is something every student needs, for the rest of their lives. Wake up and get your priorities straight! Spend the money where it benefits everyone, not just the glorified football players.
The residents have already spoken, they DONT WANT THE TURF!
#2 Nov 12, 2008
I agree with Sick! I live here and hate it!
The school system really DOES NOT have its priorities in order! We need school books, good teachers, and an administration that will make a difference, not Astroturf!
Oh, and I guess that the sidewalks will become a hot priority when one of the students gets hit and injured or killed by a car! In my opinion, that will be a day late and a dollar short!
EISD really needs a complete overhaul!
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