Tag Archives: Rachel Otwell

Talk Of Supt. Search During 186 Candidate Forum

District 186 school board incumbents and hopefuls met this morning at a candidate forum. Much of the talk centered on a search for a new superintendent. The current board chose to end Walter Milton‘s contract at the end of this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Dist. 186 Superintendent Milton – Exit Interview

District 186 superintendent Walter Milton will be leaving that role at the end of the month. The school board voted to terminate his contract and replace him. The school board approved a separation agreement with Milton earlier this month. Milton recently spoke … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cell Tower At Pasfield Golf Course?

The Springfield Park Board will meet tonight (3/14) at 5:30 at their district headquarters at Bunn Golf Course on South 11th street to consider a new source of revenue. But some residents are concerned about what it might do to their property … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Springfield Boys & Girls Clubs Asks Community For Funding

The Springfield Boys and Girls Clubs held a fundraising event this weekend, but efforts to raise more money will be ongoing throughout the year due to the group’s financial situation. Rachel Otwell recently spoke with Andre Arrington, executive director of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Debate Over CCPA Closure

Last week’s district 186 school board meeting in Springfield was contentious to say the least. On the agenda: voting to approve a new interim superintendent and deciding again whether or not to close a school. The second decision drew the … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Springfield Art Co-Op Hosts Group Exhibit

The Pharmacy is Springfield’s art collective and co-op. It will host a group exhibition tomorrow night (Saturday 3/9) from 6 to 9 at its warehouse, located at 1022 South Pasfield street. Adam Nicholson helps lead the co-operative, he recently spoke with … Continue reading

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paper Shortage At Springfield High

As district 186 continues efforts to shave down its budget, which is millions in the red, at least one school has struggled to maintain the bare necessities. Rachel Otwell reports: Paper

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments