Reprieve

Tonight the VSB Trustees, along with Committees II/III, met to listen to delegates’ presentations against the possible closure to close Garibaldi. There were eight or nine delegates [actually 11 delegates represented Garibaldi], covering many aspects of why Garibaldi should stay open. The Trustees decided to amend the motion to allow for the school to stay open if a viable plan to make the school work financially is produced by the end of the 2008 March break. via Save the Garibaldi Annex

That is as good an outcome as we could have hoped for. Approximately 50 folks showed up to protest the closing of a school whose population has dwindled to 39 students this year. Kind of points to an interesting story doesn’t it? Continue reading

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