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The local Rotary Club recently enjoyed speeches for the 4-Way Speech Contest from four students from the Oracle Elementary School District in response to questions about truth, fairness, self-interest vs. friendships, and sacrifices made for the good of all concerned.
The Oracle Elementary School District is funded in part by voter approved budget overrides. There is a 10 percent maintenance and operation override and a 5% kindergarten through third-grade override. During the 2011/2012 school year these overrides generated approximately $298,491 and $149,246 respectively.
Vote for Prop 400 to educate future leaders
The Oracle School District is floating a $13 million bond request to its taxpayers in November (or October, if you have an early ballot) that carries a debt service of over $6.7 million, or over 51 percent, of the base bond. Total cost : $19.6 million.
Aye or nay?
The Pinal County School Superintendent's office is asking the public to provide pro and con statements regarding the Oracle School District's pursuit of a $13 million bond.
The Oracle School District Governing Board did not vote June 9 on whether to ask voters to approve a $15 million bond measure that would pay for needed facility improvements.
Tired of hearing ‘what if’s’
The Pinal County Attorney's office has warned the superintendent of the Oracle School District that an e-mail message he sent violated state laws.
Despite overwhelming voter approval last November, a ruling by Pinal County officials could reverse the outcome of a school district election.
Voters in the 450-student Oracle School District approved a budget override in last month’s election.
Last November, the Oracle Elementary School District Governing Board voted to form a citizens volunteer advisory committee tasked with evaluating school facilities.
Months of bitter feuding have ended with the ouster of three Oracle Elementary School Governing Board members.
The Oracle Elementary School District’s incoming superintendent, Todd Kissick, took the opportunity recently to speak with The Explorer.