School Board Hears Geis Group Findings

The Minden Board of Education met on Feb. 11 for its monthly meeting in the C.L. Jones Middle School media center with a full agenda of items in front of the group.

 

During the public comment representatives from the Geis Group (Roger Jones, Marla Gross and Michael Geis) presented their findings from a feasibility study the Minden Public School Foundation had the group do on a group of 54 patrons within the school district to see if there is support for a bond issue for a possible new high school. The age range of the patrons interviewed was 33 to 80 years.

 

Gross showed the school board, foundation members and the meeting audience a power point presentation of their findings.

 

From the Geis findings, 92 percent had a positive attitude about a new school with remarks such as it is necessary, do the whole project ($30 million) and include a community fitness/health center.

 

The full article can be found in the February 20, 2013, edition of the Minden Courier.

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