I walked through Madison High School for the probably the two-thousandth time yesterday afternoon. This time, however, I took the official tour that our school district is offering to convince the public of the need for the $16.9-million construction and renovation project, which we get to vote on February 1.
Principal Sharon Knowlton wants to take at least 1000 voters on the tour before we vote. Her thought is that with 6500 registered voters in the district, if a thousand people can see (and smell) the condition of the building, and if those thousand each talk about the tour with three of their friends, those people will guarantee the necessary 60% yes vote on February 1.
Our group yesterday brought the tour tally to around 365. In the interest of boosting that number faster (and because the Madville Times is all about education and public service), here is the complete tour, as I recorded it yesterday:
Home Ec Room:
Home Ec Part 2:
Hall Lockers and Storage Room:
Special Ed Room:
Boys' Locker Room Toilet:
Boys' Locker Room:
High School Gym:
The ‘Extremely Helpful’ city staff at the citizens ‘Beckon Call’ - As this whole administration building thingy got wrapped up today with the mayor’s press conference at NOON (we will have video up soon with my commentary)...
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