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Bridge Lake Elementary School on the Chopping Block

The Board of Education for School District 27 will be entering into a 90 public consultation regarding the possible closure of Bridge Lake Elementary School.

Chair Tanya Guenther says it’s a never something that the Board enters into lightly.

“It’s always difficult decision to enter a process of considering the closure of a school,” she says.

“There are impacts to not only our students and the families of those students who attend our schools but the community.”

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Guenther says since 2013 the Board has closed four schools due to District-wide enrollment and capacity issues.

She says student enrollment within the District has declined by as much as 50%.

The Board is expected to announce a decision on the schools future by the end of April.

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