Bentonville School Board to Hold Public Forums on Millage Vote

Bentonville High School

Bentonville Public Schools Board of Education is hosting a series of public forums to get feedback from residents on the upcoming millage that would support a second high school.

Below is a list of dates and places:

5:30 p.m.,  April 29 at Bright Field Middle School
7:45 a.m., April 30 at Mary Mae Jones
6:30 p.m., May 1 at Apple Glen
3 p.m., May 5 at Bright Field Middle School
8:30 a.m., May 6 at Willowbrook
9:30 a.m., May 6 at Bright Field
7 p.m., May 6 at Lilfepoint Church
9 a.m., May 7 at Cooper Elementary
4 p.m., May 7 at Mary Mae Jones
6 p.m., May 7 at Cooper Elementary
5:30 p.m., May 8 at Bright Field/Willowbrook
9 a.m., May 9 at Central Park Elementary
6:30 p.m., May 9 at Old High Middle School
6:30 p.m., May 9 at Central Park Elementary
9 a.m., May 15 at Cooper Elementary
5:30 p.m., May 15 at Mary Mae Jones

The Bentonville School District could get up to $15.4 million in state funding to build the second high school, if voters in the district approve a millage increase on the September ballot.

The state money will come through the Arkansas Department of Education’s Academic Facilities Partnership Program.

Superintendent Michael Poore said a new school is needed because of overcrowding at Bentonville High School. Click here to read more.

 

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