School Board Hears From Public On Jefferson Elementary's Future

Jeff School MtgThey spanned the generations that called Jefferson Elementary School, their school. The Huron School Board invited community input on the future of Jefferson in the school’s gym Wednesday night. Chairman David Wheeler says deciding the fate of such buildings is emotional for many…

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Pastor Jeff Mann of James River Church says his group have been eying the school as a possible worship space….

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Mann says his church is in a position to purchase the building cash and have money to maintain upkeep on the facility. Another suggestion was to sell the building and have it turned into apartments. Yet another suggestion was develop a charter school in Jefferson. Neighbor Ken Shoultz challenged the school board to move ahead with the church idea…

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Wheeler says the meeting was a quote “first step” in the process to determining the future of Jefferson Elementary. The school board took no action on the building as the meeting was simply to hear input on what should happened with the left over school building.

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