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Petition Calls for HS-6 in 2014

Some Ashburn residents are urging the school system to alter its construction schedule.

More than 100 people have sign an online petition asking Loudoun County Public Schools to push construction of HS-6, a high school in Loudoun Valley Estates, up and open the school a year early in 2014.

Broadlands resident and former LCPS School Board candidate Joy Maloney’s name appears on the petition as the initiator. Residents in the southern part of Ashburn are concerned about overcrowding as the county pushes forward with the next two Ashburn high schools.

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors last week moved forward with plans to construct HS-8 in Lansdowne.

To see the petition, go to https://www.change.org/petitions/loudoun-county-school-board-move-up-the-opening-of-hs-6-to-2014?utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition.

joe brewer November 27, 2012 at 12:52 PM
The additional costs make this a no brainer. Bring in a couple of portable classrooms if you must but do not spend extra millions to get this school done a year early.
Concerned November 27, 2012 at 01:54 PM
Broadrun has had portable classrooms for years!! Kids will still learn just fine!! Makes no sense to spend additional millions to get this done early just so kids don't have to be in portable classrooms! It's especially concerning with our economy in trouble people's willingness to spend more and more!!
Joy M. November 27, 2012 at 06:21 PM
Briar Woods currently has 10 portable classrooms. It is still projected to have 655 students over capacity in 2014. It should not cost millions to open the school one year earlier than currently planned. It has already been delayed, as it was originally proposed to open in 2011. The land is already purchased and the money is already allocated in the current County budget for 2013 to build it. It is mostly a matter of expediting permits, bids, and such. Hope that clears up any confusion.
joe brewer November 27, 2012 at 06:51 PM
Sure I trust the BOS to hurry something along like the new stadium or the purchase of the land for hs 8. Unless these petition signers will pick up the extra costs of expediting permits bids and such stay on the timetable and quit spending money recklessly.

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