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Closing of Marquette School proposed

POSTED: December 30, 2013 7:00 a.m.

The closing of Marquette Elementary School for the 2014-15 school year was proposed at the Monday, Dec. 9 USD 400 School Board meeting.
Several attendees at the meeting said the MES closing was proposed to the school board and it will be discussed at the January meeting, along with other proposed cuts of staff and programs.
Board members are Karla Pihl, Sharon Schrag, Karna Peterson, Andy Carlson, Todd Deterding, Dwight Swisher and Chris Bauer.
If you would like to send a message to the superintendent or one or more school board members about the proposed closure of MES, and the proposed Blended Learning, their mailing addresses and email addresses are as follows:
• Supterintendent Glen Suppes, 333 Cedar Circle, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
• Karla Pihl, 4877 W. Hedberg Road, Lindsborg, Ks. 674546, email
• Sharon Schrag, 1458 Shawnee Road, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
• Karna Peterson, 5346 W. Sundgren Road, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
• Andy Carlson, 317 Cedar Circle, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
• Dwight Swisher, 724 N. First, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
• Todd Deterding, 727 Diamond Drive, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
• Chris Bauer, 323 N. First, Lindsborg, Ks. 67456, email
In an email from Suppes to Marquette’s Kelly French, Suppes stated there is a need for $400,000 to be cut from next year’s budget.

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