Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Looks Forward Following Approval of Bond Referendum
By Mark Askelson firstname.lastname@example.org (11/8/19)
Waubun, MN -- The Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District was successful in their first attempt at passing a 7.74 million dollar building referendum on Tuesday night with an approximate 55% approval rate. Coming into election day, Superintendent Lisa Weber said she was a bit nervous on how it may turnout giving the current agricultural climate, but she’s excited to see it move forward and for the impact it will have on the kids.
The Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Board is canvassing the votes this morning and after that Weber says they move forward the rest of the planning process
A big part of the future building project will include moving the 4th grade from Ogema to Waubun, along with security updates, parking lot improvements, and HVAC upgrades.
Construction for the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School building project is tentatively scheduled to begin in the fall of 2020 with completion is estimated to be around the start of the 2021 school year.