New Hampton residents approved the school bond referendum with 760 voting no and 1,252 voting yes. The measure surpassed the 60% plus one needed to pass with 62.2%.
Hear more on this development on the KCHA/Bull local and area news Wednesday morning and check back here to hear comments from the district regarding it’s passage.
New Hampton, Iowa – Voters in the New Hampton School District will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a school bond referendum. On the ballot is a proposed addition to the existing high school in New Hampton to house 5-8 graders. The total cost of the proposed project is $19,410,000.
Middle School social studies teacher Jason Rude talks about the current challenges he faces as a teacher in the existing building.
Rude said the proposed project would greatly enhance the way he teaches his students.
Rude said students aren’t learning in the traditional manner any more , and teachers used a more individualized approach for learning.
Rude said the proposed facility is necessary for so many aspects education in the New Hampton school district.
A layout of the proposed project, along with information on taxes in the district can be viewed on the school website.