Facts and statistics from school district don't add up to bond passage
Letters to the Editor
Cheney High School was built for how many students? The district says it is still 900, and I say by 1994 it was brought up to 1,200.
Let’s go back to 1972. According to the Cheney Free Press ( 3/23/72), the capacity was about 900. In 1983 according to the Cheney Free Press (3/3/83) a bond failed for 20 new classrooms serving 1,200 students.
In 1992, after two bond failures, a bond that I worked on passed, which doubled the size of the high school and added 23 classrooms (Cheney Free Press (1/16/92). This brought the capacity to about 1,200. When the district says the capacity is still...