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A new High School for Jefferson
In 1963, Jefferson built a new High School on the west side of the city. In June 2007, a Facilities Task Force of more than thirty citizens delivered their report to the School Board.
Their recommendation? A new $43.5 million facility along Taft Avenue, demolishing most of the existing High School, preserving the Council for the Performing Arts auditorium and the music rooms.
If a referendum were approved, the estimated annual tax impact on a $200,000 home is $569 a year.
- John Foust, goJefferson.com Webmaster
June 11, 2006 - Facilities Task Force presents its report
After meeting twice a month for three months, a team of more than 30 citizens conclude it's time to build a new High School. Read their report and recommendation here.
Preliminary site plan for a new High School in Jefferson