Washington County school board briefs

August 04, 2009|By DAN DEARTH

WCPS to pay $124,400 to relocate portable classrooms

Washington County Public Schools will pay a contractor $124,400 to relocate three portable classroom buildings.

Deputy Superintendent Boyd Michael said Tuesday that the portable classrooms will be taken from Funkstown Elementary School, with one each going to Clear Spring Elementary School, North Hagerstown High School and Williamsport High School.

The portable classrooms that will be relocated to North Hagerstown and Williamsport high schools will be used to serve special-needs children, Michael said. The classroom that will be taken to Clear Spring Elementary School will be used to meet additional enrollment needs.

Michael said the classrooms should be in place by Oct. 2.

Milton Stamper Builders of Hagerstown, which submitted the lowest bid, is handling the relocations.

School Board votes to accept financial gifts to some elementary schools

During its Tuesday meeting, the Washington County Board of Education accepted the following financial gifts:


o $5,445.85 to Clear Spring Elementary School from the Leonard P. Snyder Trust Fund

o $4,545.25 to Conococheague Elementary School from the Leonard P. Snyder Trust Fund

o $3,658.72 to Salem Avenue Elementary School from the Salem Avenue PTA

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