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Harrisburg School Board votes to eliminate middle school

At their meeting on Monday night, board members voted to move forward with consolidation, eliminating the middle school for the 2019-2020 school year.

Posted: Apr 8, 2019 11:15 PM
Updated: Apr 9, 2019 9:59 AM

HARRISBURG, Ore. -- The Harrisburg School Board has voted to consolidate their district, eliminating the middle school for the 2019-2020 school year.

This comes after the board announced a $235,000 budget shortfall for the coming school year.

RELATED: $235K BUDGET SHORTFALL LEADS TO BIG CHANGES AT HARRISBURG SCHOOLS

The board acknowledged that the district will have a Kindergarten through 6th-grade elementary school, and a 7th through 12th-grade high school with the elimination of the middle school principal position. 

When the motion was presented, there was no discussion about the matter. It was voted on and passed unanimously.

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