School District 51 holds meeting to talk about school boundaries

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District 51(kkco/kjct)
Published: Nov. 17, 2020 at 12:31 AM MST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2020 at 10:45 AM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - On Monday, District 51 held a zoom meeting with parents to talk about the growing number of students at certain schools.

The meeting was specifically geared towards Fruita Monument High School and Grand Junction High School.

They are considering making a boundary shift in order to distribute the students throughout the school more evenly.

This was the first of six meetings that will be taking place over the next couple of weeks to talk about their plans.

The meeting tonight consisted of a 20-minute presentation, a 30-minute Q and A session, and a survey.

Dates of the following meeters are as followed:

  • Nov. 16 - Discussion for current and future FMHS/Fruita 8-9 families
  • Nov. 18 - Discussion for current and future Tope Elementary families
  • Dec. 2 - Discussion for current and future Appleton Elementary families
  • Dec. 3 - Discussion for current and future Pomona families
  • Dec. 8 - Discussion for current and future GJHS families
  • Dec. 9 - 2nd opportunity for discussion of potential FMHS/GJHS boundary line changes

Members of the public can RSVP to the meetings by emailing about which meeting they want to attend.

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