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USD 480 Board Continues to Prepare for New Schools

KSCB News - April 19, 2016 6:09 am

The USD 480 school board met Monday night and approved several purchases needed for some of Liberal’s new schools. The board approved installation fiber optics for Eisenhower Middle School and Prairie View Elementary from DLS Underground for $318,028. They also purchased internet access points for Eisenhower and Prairie View from Aercor for $57,426. The money for these projects comes from the bond.

The board purchased music text books for K-5 for $40,127.56 and 160 I pads for music classes for K-5 for $87,839.50. This money comes from the general fund. The board purchased math books for 6-12 for $228,342.93 from the text book fund.

The board approved a new computer application course at LHS for which students can receive college credit. The board also approved a list of computer courses offered at SCCC which LHS students can take for credit.

The board approved the low bid to re-coat several of the school district’s gym floors at LHS, South, Cottonwood, and Sunflower. Kansas Gym Floors gets the bid for $13,500. West is not included yet because of work which will be done at West to integrate it with LHS.


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