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Dr. David Copeland and the Madison County Board of Education Address Land for New High School
Dr. David Copeland along with Board of Education address purchasing a location for new high school as well as the running of double bus routes.
At the March 20, 2014 meeting of the Madison County Board of Education, Dr. David Copeland, Superintendent, read the following statement concerning the Land for the New High School in the Monrovia area:
"The board is diligently working toward the purchase of a location for a new high school in the Monrovia community. We have identified one parcel of property as the primary selection and are in the process of gathering information and negotiating an agreement for that site. As a precautionary measure, we have identified an additional parcel of land as a possible site. In an effort to ensure the best possible outcome, we are currently engaged in fact finding and viability studies on both parcels. Once we have determined the most viable, safest, and best-value site we will move forward. It is our goal to make the best possible decision for the students and families of Madison County."
DOUBLE BUS ROUTING
At the March 20, 2014 Madison County Board of Education Meeting, Dr. David Copeland announced that the Madison County School System will run double bus routes beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. The Board of Education was supportive of this change and appreciative of the all the work Dr. Copeland and the staff have done to develop a way to make student transportation safer and more efficient.
High schools and the large middle schools(Buckhorn High, Hazel Green High, Madison County High, New Hope High, Sparkman 9, Sparkman High, Buckhorn Middle, Meridianville Middle, Monrovia Middle and Sparkman Middle) will begin school at 8:30 and end at 3:30 each day. All elementary schools (to include all K-3, K-5, K-6, K-8, and 4-6 school configurations)
The schools and administration will work with parents during this process to ensure a smooth transition. More information concerning bus routes, available childcare, etc. will be shared later.