Illini West High School http://tspr.org en Illini West Reviews Building Survey http://tspr.org/post/illini-west-reviews-building-survey <p>It appears the public remains interested in the idea of a new Illini West High School. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:59:18 +0000 Jason Parrott 45066 at http://tspr.org Illini West Reviews Building Survey Illini West Developing Building Plan http://tspr.org/post/illini-west-developing-building-plan <p>Two west-central Illinois school districts will work together on a short-term building plan. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 03:23:36 +0000 Jason Parrott 36935 at http://tspr.org Illini West Developing Building Plan Illini West to Try Referendum Again http://tspr.org/post/illini-west-try-referendum-again <p>The Illini West High School District is not giving up on the idea of building a new high school.</p><p>The Board of Education agreed to put an $8 million bond issue on the April ballot. Voters rejected a $9 million issue in November 2012, so Superintendent Kim Schilson said the board decided to pare back the request.</p><p></p><p></p><p>“One of the things we were trying to look at was trying to reduce the cost, lower the tax rate on the bond, and hopefully that will help with getting the vote through,” Schilson said.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:14:16 +0000 Rich Egger 27023 at http://tspr.org Illini West to Try Referendum Again Committee Will Promote New Illini West Building http://tspr.org/post/committee-will-promote-new-illini-west-building <p>The Illini West School District will put a nine-million dollar bond issue before voters November 6th. If approved, it would pay for the district's share of construction of a new high school building.<br><br>Superintendent Kim Schilson says a steering committee has begun organizing to promote the bond issue.<br><br>She says, “That's one of the things they'll be working on. Forming their committees and getting organized as to exactly how they're going to attack the referendum issue. I know there will be FACT newsletters going out. That'll be the first thing.”<br> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 18:40:24 +0000 James Lenz 21403 at http://tspr.org Committee Will Promote New Illini West Building New Illini West High School Site Chosen http://tspr.org/post/new-illini-west-high-school-site-chosen <p>The Illini West School Board spent a year evaluating potential sites for a new high school.&nbsp; It chose a location next door.&nbsp; It is just east of the current high school&#39;s parking lot.<br /><br />The 40-acre site is farmland that is currently covered by tall,&nbsp; green and brown corn plants.<br /><br />Those who were hoping for a central location will be disappointed.<br /><br />But Superintendent Kim Schilson says such a location would come with some expensive problems to solve.<br /> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 17:47:07 +0000 James Lenz 19191 at http://tspr.org New Illini West High School Site Chosen