Board Postpones Decision on Closing Dean

Board Postpones Decision on Closing Dean

A proposal to close an elementary school was put on hold after board members asked for more information and community members pushed to keep the school open. Woodstock School District 200 administrators presented the Board of Education with a plan Oct. 10 to close or...
D-200 Drawing up Plans to Close Dean

D-200 Drawing up Plans to Close Dean

District officials say they won’t make mono- and dual-language schools Woodstock School District 200 will consider ways to close Dean Street Elementary School, but officials won’t move forward with a plan to separate schools by language program. School board members...
District Wraps up Public Forums

District Wraps up Public Forums

Concerns about potential segregation and the loss of a neighborhood school continued to dominate discussions at a community forum hosted by Woodstock School District 200 Sept. 20. The meeting at Woodstock High School was the last in a series of sessions held on a...
District 200 Cuts Rented Office Space

District 200 Cuts Rented Office Space

Woodstock School District 200 will use less office space when a lease ends this month. The school district will no longer rent about 5,000 square feet at 224 W. Judd St., a building directly across from the district’s administrative center which is used as an office...
District Begins Facilities Presentations

District Begins Facilities Presentations

Residents worry about proposal to close school, change elementary structure A proposal to close a school and change elementary programs would save money and help teachers, Woodstock School District 200 officials said, but concerns about social drawbacks for students,...
District Sets Dates for School-Closing Meetings

District Sets Dates for School-Closing Meetings

A proposal that includes closing Dean Street Elementary School and creating mono- and dual-language schools will be brought to the public for input in August and September by Woodstock School District 200. The Board of Education set dates at its July 12 meeting for a...
Board Hears Proposal to Close Dean

Board Hears Proposal to Close Dean

School board members will listen to public input before voting on a proposal to close Dean Street Elementary School, officials said. The Woodstock School District 200 Board of Education heard the first formal presentation from the Facilities Review Committee May 30....
Closing Dean Among Committee’s Proposals

Closing Dean Among Committee’s Proposals

Closing Dean Street Elementary School is among the recommendations that will be presented to the Woodstock School District 200 Board of Education next month. Superintendent Mike Moan presented the final proposals from the district’s Facilities Review Committee at a...
School board candidates square off at forum

School board candidates square off at forum

Consolidation and finances were big issues at a forum for Woodstock School District 200 Board of Education candidates held March 8 at Woodstock High School. A district committee has discussed consolidating some schools as a way to save money and use extra space, but...

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