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School Board Didn’t Get Message, Taxes to be Increased

The Batavia School Board didn’t understand the message behind the overwhelming NO vote on the referendum. On Thursday, Nov. 13, the Finance Committee passed to the full board, for discussion and approval, a levy that increases taxes to the maximum … Continue reading

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“Virelli: It’s about the kids”

An excellent column appeared on the editorial page of the Kane County Chronicle, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014: “Virelli: It’s about the kids” (online publication date 10/31/14). Please take the time to read it. It gives examples of how this father … Continue reading

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Batavia School District Spin

The Batavia School District has put out an informational video through BATV on the $15 million referendum. If you view it critically, you will find some interesting details (or lack thereof). Assistant Principal and Athletic Director Dave Andrews starts by … Continue reading

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“Vote NO to More Debt”

Batavians for Responsible Government has begun their education campaign on the Batavia School District’s $15 million referendum. Yard signs are now popping up around town. The focus on debt was chosen because whichever way the school district may spin it, … Continue reading

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New $15 Million Possibilities

On Sep. 23, 2014, the Batavia School Board approved a new option for the athletic fields portion of the $15 million referendum. The preferred option, Option 2, includes a 2nd artificial turf field. Assistant Superintendent of Finance Dr. Kris Monn … Continue reading

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Batavia High School Artificial Turf?

On May 27, 2014, at the BPS101 School Board’s Finance Committee noon meeting, the sports boosters proposed to pay for the estimated $1.5 million artificial turf for the football stadium through a pledge of $100,000/yr. Aside from the additional cost … Continue reading

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