Kalamazoo Public Schools

KPS Bond Proposal
7:26 am
Wed April 24, 2013

$62-million bond proposal for Kalamazoo Schools on May 7th ballot

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Credit WMUK

Interview with KPS Superintendent Michael Rice

Voters in the Kalamazoo Public School district will vote on a $62-million bond proposal on May 7th. It would pay for various improvements at several buildings in the district. 

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7:14 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Kalamazoo Public School officials say survey shows strong support for bond proposal

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Deputy Superintendent Gary Start says bond issue is necessary and responsive to taxpayers' wishes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Public opinion weighed heavily in deciding whether to put a $62 million bond issue on the May 7 ballot and how the money would be used, officials at Kalamazoo Public Schools said Wednesday.
8:40 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

KPS to hold public forums on $62-million bond proposal

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Voters will consider bond proposal on May 7th. It would pay for various improvements to district facilities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Officials at Kalamazoo Public Schools are holding informational forums on April 17 and 30 on a $62 million bond proposal on the May 7 ballot. The April 17 session will be at Loy Norrix High School and the April 30 forum will be at Kalamazoo Central High School.
7:08 am
Fri March 29, 2013

KPS Board OKs school replacement contract

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The building that houses the Washington Writer's Academy was built nearly a century ago. The much-newer gym will stay after the rest is demolished this summer.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Contracts totaling $9.9 million to demolish Washington Writers' Academy and build a replacement school on the same site were approved Thursday by the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education. The board also approved $1.8 million in renovations for Woodward Schools for Technology and Research, $1.2 million for new K-5 English language-arts curriculum and almost $70,000 for new computers for Milwood Magnet School.
Water main break
6:20 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Loy Norrix High School closed due to water main break

Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo Public Schools reports that Loy Norrix High School is closed Monday because of a water main break. 

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