The ground-breaking for District 204's third high school was originally slated for mid-April. In today's Sun (Tues., 3.25) the district's superintendent, Dr. Stephen Daeschner, is quoted: "... I think we need to be on land, moving dirt, by absolutely the middle of April. We'd like to be on it sooner. We've set things up. We've got contracts in preparation for that, but if we can't do that, then we really begin to run into a little trouble." With the middle of April just over two weeks away and the environmental studies on the Eola/Molitor Rd. site still unreleased, it looks like the ground-breaking now may not happen in mid-April. That means that the district, in Daeschner's words, has "run into a little trouble." The question is two-fold: When will the public see the environmental studies of the site and when will ground be broken? The comment lines are open.
P.S.: Don't forget to vote in our new poll up on the home page. It asks the same question that some bloggers have already posed: Does District 204 need a third high school? The answers are a simple yes or no.