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by Pete Ellis


May 14, 2004

So here we are trying to decide what to do about White Cliff without any foresight as to the problems presented and any future alternatives.

What is going to be done with the White Cliff structure once school use is terminated? Will the building be remodeled for other uses such as business offices or perhaps a new borough and borough school administration building?

Either would allow some current remodeling justification to benefit these future uses and still provide more acceptable available building space for the next school year.

Once again the "cart is before the horse" and we need to sorta look ahead, reflect and make decisions with some foresight as to the future.

Especially since the lack of foresight has spread the Schoenbar students and teachers out into already limited school room space.

Pete Ellis
Ketchikan, AK - USA


Related News:

audioKetchikan: Listen to this story... Superintendent Harry Martin Wednesday night told the Ketchikan School Board that the District likely would be forced to move out of White Cliff Elementary School at the end of this school year. As Deanna Garrison reports, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough is slated to decide whether to close the 77-year-old building by the end of this week.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - Linked Friday - May 14, 2004




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