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The Frisco, Texas Independent School District is finalizing plans for a new aquatics facility that is targeted to open in the fall of 2021, which will give the district two 50 meter pools to serve its rapidly-expanding student body. The district’s existing natatorium, the Bruce Eubanks Natatorium, opened in 2003 and in 2015 was named after a former swim coach who launched the district’s swimming program in 2001. view article arw

If all goes according to plan, the Midway Independent School District will have a brand new elementary school in Hewitt in time for the start of the 2022-23 school year, after voters approved the district’s $148 million bond package Tuesday night. The bond package passed with 65.49% of the vote, or 4,415 of 6,741 votes, according to unofficial election results from the McLennan County Elections Office. The school board will canvass the results Nov. 15. view article arw

Burnet Consolidated Independent School District voters turned down a $33.1 million bond proposal in the November 5 election. It failed 1,443 votes to 1,291. BCISD Superintendent Keith McBurnett released a statement regarding the election, thanking those who developed the bond proposal and acknowledging the challenge of it passing due to “the large number of voters that do not have a direct connection to BCISD.” Under the proposed bond, the district wanted to increase the capacity of Bertram Elementary School to 700 students as well as connect all buildings on that campus with hallways. The district also wanted new tile and carpet flooring and paint in several campuses and classrooms. view article arw

Alto Independent School District will soon begin the planning and designing of its new high school and gymnasium after voters approved a $10.5 million bond on Tuesday. District staff and administrators appear to be thrilled by the news. The district released a statement on its Facebook page shortly after the preliminary results suggested passage, saying in part: view article arw

Residents of the Somerset Independent School District on the southern edge of Bexar County approved a $20 million bond Tuesday. Out of 647 voters, 376 voted in favor of the measure. The rural school district of around 4,000 students plans to use the funding to build a fine arts center and add an intercom entrance system to its seven campuses, enabling the front desk clerk to confirm a visitor’s identity and buzz them in. view article arw

A new barn is now ready for Wilberley High School students. The agricultural barn will give students hands-on experience with different animals, including cows, sheep and goats. The space is an upgrade to the existing facilities. The barn will include an animal wash area, concrete drive-through access, open floor plan, flexible animal cage configurations, covered pens and a new fenced area surrounding the campus' agricultural program, the school said. view article arw

Conroe ISD voters approved the largest proposal on Tuesday’s ballot, voting in favor of spending $653 million for campus renovations and additions, support services, security upgrades and new properties. The measure, on the ballot as Proposition, passed with 56 percent of the vote. view article arw

Voters approve Brock ISD bond

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Brock voters approved the $21.36 million bond election for Brock ISD by 691 votes, or 54.45 percent of the vote, during Tuesday’s election. The bond election will fund new security enhancements, school buses, more classrooms at the high school and junior high school, technology upgrades, an agriculture building lab for welding and fabrication and a junior high gymnasium. view article arw

Tuesday night voters passed the $20.8 million school bond in Denison with 55 percent of the vote. The bond will pay for the expansion of Mayes and Hyde Park Elementary Schools, and will raise property taxes about two cents. But district officials said homeowners will still see lower tax bills due to the new school finance bill the Texas Legislature passed this year. view article arw

Voters in Hallsville have approved a $55 million bond that the district says will be used for a number of projects at multiple campuses. According to the district, the bond will fund improvements to New West Elementary School and the junior high school.  Money from the bond will also go into building a new auditorium for the high school. view article arw

Both the Midway and West school districts will be able to expand their facilities to meet their growing enrollment numbers with the passage of the two districts’ bond packages Tuesday. The Midway Independent School District’s $148 million bond package passed with 65.49% of the vote, or 4,415 of 6,741 votes, according to unofficial election results from the McLennan County Elections Office. view article arw

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Voters appear to heavily support more than $400 million in bond money for the Ysleta Independent School District.  The YISD Bond Proposal was a part of the Nov. 5 election, with funds being earmarked for a new middle school in the Hanks High School area, an elementary school near Riverside High School and other upgrades. view article arw

The Midland Independent School District was one of Tuesday night's winners. view article arw

Alto voters have approved a bond for the Alto ISD. The expected $10.5 million from the bond will help pay for a number of projects proposed by the district.  view article arw

Voters in Jefferson and Hardin counties approved more than $350 million in three bond issues to fund the replacement of aging school buildings, increase security and address overcrowding. Port Neches-Groves ISD will see four new elementary school campuses in the next couple of years as a result of the $131 million bond that passed with about two-thirds of the vote in complete but unofficial returns. view article arw

The majority of Hallsville ISD voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in favor of the district’s proposed $55 million bond that would allocate money towards a new elementary school, updates to the junior high campus and a new auditorium at the high school, according to unofficial voting numbers released from the Harrison County Elections Office. Unofficial voting numbers released on Tuesday showed 1,386 voters, or about 54 percent, voted in favor of the bond, while 1,174 voters, or about 46 percent voted against the bond. view article arw

Angleton ISD $90 million bond passes

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Angleton ISD Advocates had reason to celebrate during the group’s watch party Tuesday night after residents voted overwhelmingly to approve the school district’s $90 million bond proposal. The measure passed with 58.47 percent, or 1,839 votes, in favor of the bond and 41.53 percent, or 1,306, against, according to final, unofficial results posted by the Brazoria County Clerk’s Office. view article arw

Arlington will be rebuild four schools and add a competition football field and six competition softball fields after voters approved a $966 million bond on Tuesday. The bond passed with 66.56% approval in unofficial results. More than 21,000 votes were cast. Administrators do not expect to increase the tax rate for the bond. view article arw

Results from Tuesday night's election showed voters are in favor of Conroe Independent School District's two proposed bond packages after voters failed to pass a proposed package in May.  Neither of the propositions will result in a tax increase for property owners, according to the school district.  view article arw

Early voting results showed that 35 people, or 59.32%, voted for the bond and 24 people, or 40.68%, voted against it. The bonds would pay for new facilities and security measures at the district’s only campus. view article arw

Manor voters approved a proposed $280 million school bond that calls for building two new schools and other facilities, voting totals show. In total, 1,957 voters cast ballots in favor of the bond package, and 895 people voted against the measure. view article arw

Unofficial results on the bond election show: view article arw

Zapata County is currently voting for an important issue on their ballots. They are voting for a school bond of $15 million this Election Day. Zapata County ISD has not held a bond election in 15 years, since 2004. Since then they have built a couple of schools using money from the general fund. view article arw

Multi-million dollar school bond proposals in Aledo, Azle and Everman drew a mixed reaction from voters Tuesday night. A $149.9 million school bond program in Aledo drew 73% support from Tarrant voters and 69% support from Parker County voters, with early votes reporting. view article arw

A majority of Del Valle voters are for a proposed $284 million school bond that calls for building two new schools and other facilities, early voting totals show. In total, 694 early voters cast ballots in favor of the bond package, with 260 people casting votes against the measure. view article arw

Voters in the Fort Stockton Independent School District narrowly rejected an $85 million measure by a 650-627 vote – a 50.9 percent to 49.1 percent margin. In Iraan, voters approved a $1.4 million bond for the school district by a 174-103 vote. Voter turnout was reported at 20.06 percent, with 1,630 of 8,126 registered voters going to the polls. view article arw

Alvarado ISD passes $11.15M bond

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Alvarado ISD will soon have a new addition to its junior high school. Residents within the Alvarado ISD boundaries approved a $11.15 million bond with 739 votes for and 512 against on Tuesday.  view article arw

A $3.5 million school bond for the Santa Maria Independent School District has been rejected by voters. Unofficial final result shows 59.80 percent voted against the bond while 40.20 percent voted for the bond. view article arw

Central Texas voters passed bond proposals for the Midway, West, Gatesville, Covington and Hillsboro ISDs and the Cameron Park Zoo and state voters approved nine of the 10 proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot Tuesday. view article arw

Jefferson County voters approved a $130 million bond for improvements at Port Neches-Groves ISD on Tuesday, and Lumberton ISD's superintendent is confident a $78 million bond will pass for improvements there.  The Port Neches-Groves bond will allow the school district to combine the six current elementary schools into four campuses.   view article arw

School leaders in Bellevue Independent School District are excited after residents voted in favor of a $4.5 million bond issue. This is the first bond issue that has been passed since 1983. “We have so many kids doing stuff, we are standing on top of each other and it becomes a safety hazard,” Ag Mechanics teacher Rusty Brixey said. view article arw

Columbia-Brazoria ISD sixth-graders will switch to attending West Brazos Junior High in a few years after an $11.5 million bond proposition to renovate the campus for that purpose earned voter approval Tuesday, according to complete but unofficial election results. view article arw

A proposed $315 million bond program to improve all the schools in the Keller school district and add indoor athletic fields at each of the four high schools drew early support Tuesday night. By 9 p.m., the proposal claimed 56.8% voter approval, according to incomplete and unofficial Tarrant County election results. view article arw

A majority of Lockhart voters are against a proposed $92.4 million school bond that calls for building two new schools and other facilities, early voting totals show.  In total, 796 early voters cast ballots against the bond package, with 660 people casting votes for the measure. view article arw

Tuesday, voters will decide the fate of the Midway Independent School District's $148 million bond issue proposal. The school district is asking voters to approve the bond issue in order to borrow money it says is needed to handle the growing number of students in the coming years. view article arw