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March 12, 1965

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Friday, march 12, 1965 Cheney Free Press Page $ | A Step At A Time- OUR NEXT STEP Cheney School District No 360 Special Election DISTRICT 360'S LONG-RANGE PLAN Step One of the long-range plan, approval of $500,000 in bonds and a $177,894 special levy, was approved by the voters at a special school election on September ] 5, ] 964. This money, along with state matching funds and Amber School District funds will Build the new Cheney High School Remodel the 1929 High School for use as a Junior High School Provide minimum furniture for the new Cheney High School. Step Two Now, the School board is asking district vot- ers to give consideration to the second step of the long- range plan. This step, to be voted upon at a special school election on Tuesday, March 16, 1965, will provide part of the furniture and equipment for the new high school and remodelled junior high school, grassed fields for phy- sical education and community use at all five of the dis- trict's elementary schools, a new football field and track at the new high school, and the two additional school bus- es needed to transport eighth-graders from Windsor and Sunset areas to the Junior High School. Funds needed for these projects total $116,000, approximately 9.9 mills of special levy. TWO I M PORTANT FACTS Fact One-In the School Board's original long-range plan it was estimated that the special levy method for Step Two would be $]55,350, approximately 13 mills. Now, because... Careful investment of the buildings fund monies voted voted in September, 1964, will earn approximately $25,000 for the district, More exact figuring of the cost of equipment and fur- niture for the project has lowered the estimated cost from $142,000 to $130,000, and Provision of grassed areas for all schools calls for com- munity participation which will reduce the amount of contracted services required, the Step Two levv on March 16, 1965, asks for $116,000, approximately 9.9 mills, which is a reduction of $39,350, or over 3 mills of tax. Fact Two-The levy voted in September, 1964, was for one year, 1965 taxes, only. The levy to be voted upon on March ] 6, 1965, is for one year, 1966 taxes, only. Approv- al of the March levy will reduce taxes for special levies from 15.2 mills in ]965 to 9.9 mills in ]966. The thing to remember is that the second levy replaces last fall's levy -it is not in addition to it. Continue The Progress Our School District Has Made The following have studied the in formation describing the needs of the school district and think the continuation of the Long-Range Plan is the right thing to do. They support the Step 2 Levy of 9.9 mills to be used for the purchase of needed equipment, furniture and school bus- es, and for providing grassed PE areas at all our schools, and a new foot- ball field and track at the high school. nth ol CHENEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHENEY EDUCATION ASS'N CHENEY HiGH SCHOOL PTA, EXECUTIVE BOARD GARDEN SPRINGS PTO PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES CHENEY LIONS CLUB MRS. CARL ABITZ MR. AND MRS. DELLIE ADAIR MR. AND MRS. DON ADAMS SR. MR. AND MRS. DON ADAMS JR. MARY AEBLY AIRWAY FURNITURE MR. AND MRS. ORVEL ALLEN MR. AND MRS. JAY ANDERSON MRS. MICHAEL ANDERSON MR. AND MRS. J. A. ANDREWS RACHEL ANGLIN MR. AND MRS. R. C. ARTHUR C. V. ATKINSON MR. AND MRS. ARTHUR O. BIEHL DR. AND MRS. MARION BACON MR. AND MRS. BILL M. BAILEY MR. AND MRS. DEL BAREITHER MRS. ONA V. BARKER ART BEAUDREAU MR. AND MRS. RAYMOND T. BELL MR. AND MRS. JERRY BETZ YVONNE BEZONA MR. AND MRS. A. W. BLUTCHER, GARNETT BOOTS MRS. H. W. BRANDT MRS. IRVIN N. BROOKS DONALD k. BROWN GERALD A. BROWN ESSIE M. CALSYN JOE CHATBURN MR. AND MRS. ELMER J. COBB LENA CONACHEN MR. AND MRS. ANGELO CICERO ELLEN COLE FLOYD COOK DAVE CROWELL TED DEGRGOD WALTER D. DELAMETER HILDA DELZER HENRY p. DENISON C. H. DITEMAN EDWARD E. DOTEN EVANGELINA S. EDINGER MR. AND MRS. E. ELDON ENGEL ROBERT W. ERICKSON MR. AND MRS. SAM R. EYRE HELEN V. FARNUM H. C. FAUBIGN WlLMA FOWLER MR. AND MRS. HUGH FOY HOWARD M. FOGS MRS. ALTA FRANZ MR. AND MRS. G. T. FROST MRS. HELEN FRUNZ DR. AND MRS. WILFRED GAMON MR. AND MRS. CLARENCE GAUS. TAD MR. AND MRS. OSCAR GIEDT MRS. RAYMOND GILES MRS. MARJGRIE GOGS MR. AND MRS. WARREN GORDON MR. AND MRS. DALLAS A. GROTHE MRS. RUTH GUEST MRS. F. C. HAGEL VIRGINIA HAIR MR. AND MRS. UGHN HAM RUTH HANRAHAN MR. AND MRS. HAROLD HARVEY E. L. HASKINS MR. AND MRS. JAMES A. HATCH OMER HEBERT MR. AND MRS. FRED HEINEMANN ELLEN M. HEINEMANN MERVAL HENRICHS MR. AND MRS. STEPHEN HIGUERA VICTOR M. HILL MRS. ERNESTINE HILTON MR. AND MRS. WARREN HILLS W. E. HIMES MR. AND MRS. R. L. HOBAN MR. AND MRS. EDWARD HODSDON KATHRYN HOLLOWAY NORVAL HOLMES MR. AND MRS. NORMAN HOVE ALFRED R. ISAKSEN LEROY ISHERWOOD MR. AND MRS. HUGH C. JACKMAN MR. AND MRS. LEO F. JACKMAN MRS. MARIE JEROME J. A. JOHNSON CARL JOHNSON MR. AND MRS. MERRITT JOHNSON JACK KAPP ALICE M. KELLER CATHERINE KINGSLY VERNA KLEINER C. G. KNGSHAUG MR. AND MRS. MARK M. KOGNTZ MRS. BARBARA KOPCHIK MR. AND MRS. ROMEO J. LEVEQUE MR. AND MRS. RUSSELL MACE MR. AND MRS. OTTO MAGNUSON LEN MATTHEWS MRS. WM. G. McDONOUGH MRS. MARGARET MELLEN FLOYD R. MERRILL MR. AND MRS. STUART MERCER R. k. MICHAELSEN ALVIN MILLER DR. MIKE MILLER ROY G. MILLER ROBERT E. MIMS ARTHUR MONAGHAN DON MONSON MR. AND MRS. MARLIN MONSON MR. AND MRS. CLARENCE MOORE EARL MGOS JANE F. MORGAN BERNICE MORIARITY MR. AND MRS. ERNEST MORIARTY MRS. WAYNE O. MORRIS MRS. GEORGE R. MOSER HARRY W. MOSMAN JOHN B. MURPHY, M. D. MR. AND MRS. GEORGE NICHOLS ROSELLE I. NICHOLS MR. AND MRS. FRANK NICOL MR. AND MRS. RALPH E. NOLTE ROBERT L. NORTH HELLEN OGDON MR. AND MRS. J. M. OSWALD CHARLES E. PACKARD SHIRLEY PATTERSON MARGE PAULSON JACK PHILLEO STAN PIERCE MR. AND MRS. DONALD PIERCE MR. AND MRS. LOWELL POORE MYRTLE POWERS RONNY RALPH MRS. BGNALD R. RAY MR. AND MRS. ROBERT W. REID MR. AND MRS. HENRY RESLEFF RICHARD C. RUSSELL MR. AND MRS. EDWARD k. SAN- DERSON TOM SCOTT MR. AND MRS. FRANK SELFRIDGE MARGARET SENGE MR. AND MRS. BOB SHEA MR. AND MRS. DON SHEA MR. AND MRS. IRA SHEA MR. AND MRS. D. R. SHIVELY MR. AND MRS. CHARLES SHEPARD MR. AND MRS. WILFRED SIBLEY MYRTLE SIEGERT MR. AND MRS. JOHN SIMCHUK MR. AND MRS. DON V. SMITH MRS. NANCY L. SMITH MRS. BETTY SMITH PETE SMITH CARMEN R. STEWART MR. AND MRS. RAY SONGAYLO KENT SOOY DELBERT SPEAR TED STAHLBORN ELMO STARR MR. AND MRS. J. B. STEARNS GEORGE L. STEEN MRS. DON E. STEENSMA MRS. FRED STEINER LEON P. TOBLER E. R. TOWNSLEY R. N. TREMBLAY MR. AND MRS. W. L. WADDINGTON E. H. WAGONER MARGARET WALDO EDMUND G. WEST WARREN H. WESTERMAN MR. AND MRS. PAT WHITEHILL MARGARET WHITFIELD JEAN WHITNEY MR. AND MRS. HOWARD WILLIAMS MR. AND MRS. ROY G. WILLS, JR. BOB WILSON DOROTHY WISE YUEN D. WOO MR. AND MRS. EUGENE WUNDER- LICH LESLIE E. ZlMMERMAN Vote Yes {x} March 16 I IIII I I III I IIIII I I 1111111111 I I I II