Sunday, 15 December 2019
Login |  Register 
***Closings***    USD 335 North Jackson-closed Monday *** USD 336 Holton-closed Monday ***
Find Products or Services in your local community
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Safer doors coming for Atchison Co students

(KAIR)--New, safer exterior doors are in the future for the Atchison County Junior Senior High School in Effingham.

That follows action taken during Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Education for USD 377.

Superintendent Dr. Andrew Gaddis told MSC News the doors that are currently in place are original to the building, which opened in 1976.

According to Gaddis, the school district has in place a long-term facilities plan, and replacement of the doors is on the schedule for completion this summer.

That’s made possible by the Board of Education’s acceptance of the lower of two bids received for the project.

The bids were opened November 8.

Approved by the board was the bid of $75,284 from the Topeka Foundry. The other bid received from Atchison-based L&L Construction was more than $93,000.

Gaddis told MSC News Capital Outlay funds and Safety and Security Grant funds will be used to cover the cost of the summer project. He said the current doors do not always fasten securely, and the new ones will alleviate that issue.


© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

Fire destroys three Horton homes
Hunter drowns in Missouri River
Atchison traffic stop leads to drug arrests
Man jailed in Brown Co after pursuit
Child's injuries sends man to prison
AHS locked down Friday following threat
Lansing inmate dies
New scam circulating locally
Two injured in Friday Doniphan Co wreck
Fire destroys Falls City home
Vacancy filled on Hiawatha City Commission
82 veterans settlement lawsuits against area VA employee
Stolen vehicle recovered in Jackson Co
Longtime HCC instructor honored
Former area police chief being remembered
New Horton head football coach hired
Hearing set on Sabetha Midtown Building
Impaired driving dangers highlighted in Snowflake Showdown
County eliminates position
Theft of trailer being investigated

Click Here For All Stories

Small fire at Atchison Co Jail
Donation for landscaping for Richardson County Courthouse
Pawnee City Council advertising for positions
Former area police chief being remembered
Two injured in Friday Doniphan Co wreck
AHS locked down Friday following threat
Impaired driving dangers highlighted in Snowflake Showdown
Richardson County Commissioners discuss road overlay
Auburn Council elects President
County eliminates position
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
Powered by Radio Media Group