Because the number of students with mental health issues is rising, and programs to treat them are full, District 831 needs a new plan.
School board elections will move to even years.
When the school facilities task force members presented their findings in April, they recommended a total cost not to exceed $130 million.
Instead of having the school board election this fall as planned, the district is considering switching from odd-year to even-year elections.
At the May 22 school board meeting, the possible end of Southwest as a junior high was a big part of the discussion. How fitting, then, that after the meeting a double rainbow framed Southwest.