Despite the recommendation from Superintendent Ken Hinton that Woodruff High School should be closed after this school year, don't be too sure it will happen.
even gave the green light to purchase houses on Prospect Road costing the district hundreds of thousands of dollars.
There's also a rumor Ken Hinton
will resign before the end of the year.
There's even a rumor another board member may also quit.
And there's a belief more board members are not so eager to accept Hinton's recommendation.
After all, Woodruff
is a viable high school with a great student body and faculty.
It's a very modern building with a fantastic swimming pool and other amenities suitable for high school students, but not for grade school.
The northside of Peoria has lost Kingman and the impact of the closing of its high school could be devastating economically and culturally.
Meanwhile, teachers and others are wondering why there's been little action in seeking a replacement for Hinton
He'll be gone by June of next year, if not sooner.