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Pasco School Board Approved Chiwana High School Boundaries At Tuesdays Meeting

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PASCO, Wash. - The new boundary lines are set for the new Chiawana High School.

Tuesday night the Pasco School Board adopted a recommendation by the task force that been working on this project since January.

There has been a lot of planning by the task force to make a final recommendation on this controversial issue.

The task force met 16 times, did hours of research and held numerous public meetings in Pasco.

The school board thanked the task force for all their work and said that deciding boundaries is an extremely difficult job when a new school is being built..  

School Board Member John Hergert said, "I would feel comfortable with any of you ever serving on any other task force that we have in the district, of course you may never want to do it again, but you put all personal agendas aside and did what's best for the kids."

School District Official John Morgan, the main organizer of the task force said basically kids that live near Pasco High will continue to go there and that many who live in the far east and west near the agricultural areas and some of the new developments will be sent to Chiawana High School.

Power Line road will be the northern cutoff line.

This is a link to all the information:  http://www.psd1.org/psd2/index.php?pgid=1478

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