School board meets Wednesday evening in Quincy
Items related to school closure sprinkled throughout agenda
When the governing board of Plumas Unified School District meets Wednesday evening, Feb. 8, in the multi-purpose room at Quincy Elementary School, 246 Alder Street in Quincy, it will take up a number of issues related to proposed school closures.
Although the meeting is scheduled to start at 5 p.m., because it follows the Plumas County Office of Education board meeting, it may begin later.
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Chester 7-11 meeting off, now on again
The Chester 7-11 Committee’s meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m. at the Chester High School library, was off again and now on again following misunderstandings about posting requirements for the public meeting.
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Officials search for missing Janesville man
Law enforcement agencies and search and rescue teams from Lassen and Plumas counties have launched an in-depth search for Richard Earl Welton, 54, of Janesville. He was last seen Jan. 19. He is six feet tall and weighs 210 pounds. If you have any information about the whereabouts of Welton, call detectives Dave Woginrich or John McGarva at the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office at 257-6121. Photo submitted
Jan. 31, 2012 — Law enforcement officials from Lassen and Plumas County as well as both counties search and rescue teams are putting together an in-depth search for Richard Earl Welton, 54, a Janesville man last seen around Jan. 19.
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Public says: Don’t close Quincy El; Sheriff wants to build jail near Pioneer
One hundred citizens spoke with one unified voice at the first public forum of the Quincy school closure committee. The message to the so-called 7-11 committee Thursday, Jan. 26, was direct and unanimous: Do not close Quincy Elementary School.
Among the strongest voices was that of Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood. He told the assembly that he planned to build the county’s new jail “a few hundred yards north” of Pioneer Elementary School, the school district’s preferred site for a consolidated K – six campus.
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School closure meetings continue: No, no — We won’t go
Indian Valley Editor
The general consensus at Indian Valley school closure and consolidation committee meetings seems to be that six to eight weeks is not enough time for the task at hand, and that the administration is unreasonable, unreliable and undesirable — or to put in into a simpler term — corrupt.
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Advisory committee meets, discusses school closures
On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the District Advisory Committee (DAC) for Chester area schools met for the first of its six weekly meetings. The DAC, often called a “7-11” committee due to state legislation requiring a minimum of seven members and a maximum of 11 members, is but one part of the process involved in closing a school.
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