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Havre district discussing reconfiguring schools

Administration could move to Lincoln-McKinley

 

January 29, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

Jacob Gregori, a Sunnyside Intermediate School fourth-grader, walks home past the Robins School Administration Building in Havre Friday after being dropped off by his bus. The Havre public school district is planning on how to reconfigure the schools if declining population calls for it, including possibly moving the functions housed at the Robins School to other buildings in the district.

For the last year, leaders have been discussing options for reconfiguring the Havre Public School district, as years of declining student population has not ended costly infrastructure needs.

"Reality says enrollment is dropping. And right now it does not make a lot of sense to invest that kind of money in one of our buildings," Superintendent Andy Carlson said Thursday.

The last time the district started out with more students than in the year before was six years ago, records show. Havre schools had 1,868 students in 2010-2011. That number shot up to 1,929 the next school year. The stu...



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