Superintendent Says Proposition 2 Needed to Keep High Point School Open

The roof of this section of High Point R-III School would be replaced were the Prop 2 Tax Levy to pass.

The roof of this section of High Point R-III School would be replaced were the Prop 2 Tax Levy to pass. Photo by John Inman.

At first, High Point R-III Superintendent Toni Westbrooks said it was about fixing the roof. The roof had served the school for 30 years but is too damaged to be patched up and needs to be replaced. But then because of the economy, Westbrooks said the State of Missouri pulled a major amount from the funds given to the High Point School which has left a significant funding gap which the school needs to operate.

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This is damage from the section of roof in need of replacement.

For more of this story check out the March 23 issue of the California Democrat.

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