Options High School: Great idea, wrong site / NorthwestCitizen, Guest Writer, Tim Paxton

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Mon, Jun 06, 2016, 5:03 pm  Guest writer, Tim Paxton

Tim Paxton guest writes.  Tim’s testimony and evidence caused the Hearing Examiner to deny permits for Options HS last week.  Tim knows of what he writes.

We are all in favor of educating all of Bellingham’s children but we demand our schools are safe. Options High will not be safe. Bellingham School District has many other safe and legal options for the site of the new $21 million Options High. They could easily remodel and use the north end of the existing Bellingham High School building. They could build a new school where the bus garage currently is located and move some buses and repair to the warehouse they own on Franklin Street. They could buy 10-30 acres near Civic Field. BSD also owns properties all over Bellingham. (30 acres is the national average acreage for a high school.) […]

Read Tim’s complete article on NorthwestCitizen here.

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