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A Change of Plans

A new change has been made to the plans for the new Intermediate School on the East Side of Beloit. Due to an inability to make an offer with the property owners by the Milwaukee Road site acrost from Morgan Elementary, the 16 Acre lot will no longer be pursued by the School District. Instead, […]

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Any Questions?

There are many projects under way in Beloit. From changes to schooling, to new businesses and events, to new projects, the Beloit community is active and moving forward. At some degree, it may be too much for those living in Beloit, and it may be even more so for those living outside of Beloit. When […]

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Schools look to expand Andrews Academy

Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012 4:00 pm By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com The Roy Chapman Andrews Academy started five years ago in 2007-2008, and the school district is working to expand the program to make it more cost effective. The district is enlisting middle schoolers and are educating teachers more in project-based education. RCAA is a […]

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Aldrich summer school teaches Google Docs

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Special needs schooling gets boost in Beloit

Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012 10:00 am By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com Director of Special Education Barbara Buffington is encouraging parents of students with disabilities to learn what the Beloit School District has to offer students now that the referendum has passed. The latest architectural drawings at each building include designated spaces for special education instruction. […]

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Beloit schools get hike in aid

 Saturday, June 30, 2012 By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com   While many other districts are getting their state aid cut for the 2012-2013 school year, the Beloit and Beloit-Turner school districts are getting increases.   According to Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) data, Beloit will receive 3.62 percent more in state aid, an increase of […]

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‘Great schools in community’

As a departing administrator in your school system, I wanted to share with the entire Beloit community what excellent schools you have.   I have over 15 years of education experience, including 7 years with the State Department of Public Instruction. I have worked in one of the wealthiest, in the largest, and now the […]

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District sets timeline for construction | Beloit Daily News

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 By Hillary Gavanhgavan@beloitdailynews.com Beloit Daily News.  www.beloitdailynews.com  The Beloit School Board approved a timeline for work to be done at Robinson, Converse and Merrill elementary schools and Beloit Memorial High School at its Tuesday evening meeting. After the $70 million referendum passed April 3, Superintendent Steve McNeal unrolled a rough timeline […]

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We Need Your Help!

We support the PASSAGE
of the School District of Beloit Referendum
on April 3rd, 2012

Did you see page 6A in the Beloit Daily News today? WE NEED YOUR VOTE TOO! Sorry, the pic is a little blurry. Thank you to everyone who’s speaking up in support.

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Promote Progress with a ‘yes’ vote. | Beloit Daily News

Editorial | Saturday/Sunday, March 31-April 1, 2012 Beloit Daily News.  www.beloitdailynews.com  Opportunity, timing key considerations for school referendum. ANY ONE WHO HAS followed the extensive coverage in the newspaper, attended public information gatherings around the community, read pulic Forum letters to the editor, or checked out cltlz~n blogs on the Beloit Daily News website, knows […]

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