Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Highland Township will have to hold a special meeting this week to discuss committing $150,000 to save the Highland Middle School gym.
Despite a large showing of support by the Highland community last week to save the gym at Highland Middle School, the Huron Valley Schools Board of Education asked Highland Supervisor Rick Hamill to get the township to commit $150,000 to the the school district at Monday's school board meeting in order to save the building. School Board President Sean Carlson said he appreciated the show of support, but that the school board needed the monetary commitment in order to move forward with the township. The asbestos removal at the property is scheduled to be completed Feb. 14 or Feb. 15, so the time line for the township to commit the money is short. Following the asbestos removal, demolition of the building will begin March 1 unless the …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Huron Valley Schools Board of Education approved bids Wednesday, but also opened up discussions for alternative uses for the buildings. Any interested party has until Jan. 15 to make an offer for the buildings.
The Huron Valley Schools Board of Education approved bids for the demolition of both Highland Middle School and Baker Elementary Wednesday night, but also made a motion that would allow groups other than just Highland Township and the Village of Milford to make an offer to purchase or use the buildings. Board president Sean Carlson said that at the end of the day the board needed to protect the district from potentially harmful legislation that would force the district to put the buildings on a state list and give up local control of what happens to the buildings. While the legislation is stalled in committees - there is a real fear that something similar to the Right-to-Work situation could happen and the bills could be passed in a day …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Board President Sean Carlson thanks voters for their support in the general election.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Thank you Huron Valley voters! On behalf of the Huron Valley School Board and District I want to express our sincere appreciation to the community, and more specifically to the 18,728 citizens that cast yes votes for the non-homestead renewal millage. The 18,728 votes represented 63.56% of the total votes cast on this question. At Huron Valley, we have dedicated administrators, teachers and staff that work everyday to provide the best educational experience for our students. There is no doubt that the solid passage of this millage represents an endorsement of their hard work and our continued efforts to fulfill our mission: "inspiring and building futures one student at a time." From a grateful School Board & District- thank you! Sean …