Consolidation inches closer as board chooses Option 3A

Rose James
Of The Spirit

Consolidation plans are one step closer after a vote taken by the Punxsutawney Area School Board on Monday evening designated HHSDR’s Option 3A as the one the board will focus on moving forward.

The vote came after months of discussion on various options and school closings and presentations before the board and the community.

Option 3A, one not included in the original presentation by HHSDR in April, was created after discussions on moving all students in grades K through 6 into the middle school building and utilizing the space currently housing the business office for classrooms, eliminating the need for large additions to the building.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.