NEW SCHOOL: Johnston Board Considers New Plan

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The Johnston school board will decide Monday if it will move forward with a revised plan to build a new high school.

In September, voters failed to approve a bond referendum that would’ve helped pay for the construction of a new school, so the board went back to the drawing board and came up with a new proposal.

The plan comes in at a cost of $112 million which is $10 million less than the previous proposal. The new plan eliminates a new football stadium and makes the school a two story building.

It would also re-configure the current high school to handle grades 8 and 9, renovate the current middle school to become Wallace Elementary and an all-district preschool, and renovate Wallace to become a district administration center.

If approved by the school board, the proposal could go before voters as early as April.

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