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March 22, 2014

School board to discuss renovation contract

Work being done at Hoosier Prairie

TERRE HAUTE — The Vigo County School Board on Monday will be asked to approve a contract with Energy System Group totaling $4,078,844  for energy savings and related renovation work at Hoosier Prairie Elementary.

The cost will be financed and repaid over 15 years at an interest rate of 3.45 percent, resulting in semiannual payments of $176,918. The payments will come from the Capital Projects Fund.

There will be two spotlights.

The Kiwanis BUG Club will be recognized. It is a longstanding program in elementary schools to support student improvement. Children are recognized for their efforts in Bringing Up Grades.

Also, Holly Pies, curriculum coordinator, and Diane Jensen, family and consumer sciences teacher at Sarah Scott Middle School, will share information about a recent health issues in-service that is hosted annually for health teachers, nurses and selected social studies teachers.

The board meets at 6 p.m. in the administration building, 686 Wabash Ave.

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