Amid concerns about transparency that Ontario’s superintendent and team were pushing a plan that had not been “well thought out,” the Ontario School Board voted Monday 4-1 to approve a plan to close two rural elementary schools.
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In her first public statement last month regarding the closure of a pair of rural schools, Nikki Albisu, superintendent of the Ontario School District, made key claims not supported by records. Meaning that the crucial decision to mothball two schools went largely undocumented by Albisu and other district executives.
Nyssa’s interim superintendent has effectively performed on the job, according to the Nyssa School Board in a four-page evaluation of Ryan Hawkins, who stepped in as interim superintendent in late July.
While a trimmed-down plan aims to complete the Nyssa rail depot without taxpayer support and save local onion producers millions in shipping costs, the questions surrounding a new partner in the Midwest, freight prices, and cost cuts to the main terminal remain.
Malheur County police agencies are getting their first significant communications upgrade in nearly two decades.
An Ontario builder is two months away from completing a “pilot” home using 3D printing technology, the first of its kind in Malheur County.
Last month, the TVCC board voted unanimously to name its future nursing center after Evelyn Dame, a longtime foundation member and donor.
Nikki Albisu, superintendent of the Ontario School District, presented a timeline to the school board that will close two elementary schools. Albisu maintains the schools are not closing but instead are being “repurposed” under a plan to put students in each grade into the same building.
The Nyssa School district will hold a meeting Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. at the district’s high school library for migrant parents to discuss the program’s progress and what services are offered to their children.
Ontario School District administrators will host a series of public meetings to discuss the closures of two rural elementary schools and a shift among the district’s other elementary schools.