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What should the Baldwin School Board do with the two rural elementary schools?

Response Percent
Keep both schools open
Close both schools
Close only Marion Springs Elementary School
Close only Vinland Elementary School
I have no opinion on this topic
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Commuter forecast for September 23, 2010
September 23, 2010
The first day of fall will see temperatures in the 70s with partly cloudy skies. There’s a good chance for storms and rain in the afternoon that could cause some delays. Drive safely.
BHS girls’ tennis squad competing well
September 23, 2010
Baldwin High School’s girls’ tennis squad has been busy playing three tournaments during the past week. The Bulldogs began their busy week by hosting the Baldwin Invitational Tournament. It was scheduled for last Wednesday, but rain postponed it to last Thursday.
District learns of AYP success, enrollment increase
September 23, 2010
Good news rolled in this week for the Baldwin School District. The good news should mean more state funding for increased enrollment and no probation period for failing to make adequate yearly progress. Superintendent Paul Dorathy was pleased about both news items.
There’s no place like home for Weiss
September 23, 2010
Tony Weiss made the most of his second-to-last run at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course. He led the Baldwin High School boys’ cross country team Saturday morning to a first-place finish at the Baldwin Invitational.
Hannon’s touchdown sparks third straight BHS football win
September 23, 2010
DE SOTO — Asher Hannon’s 75-yard interception return for a touchdown sealed the third-straight win for Baldwin High School’s football team. In a battle of previously unbeaten Frontier League opponents, Baldwin left the field as the only team still undefeated. The Bulldogs (3-0) beat the Wildcats 21-7.
Baker football rolls over Avila 41-17
September 23, 2010
Baker University generated 398 yards total offense, rolling to a 41-17 victory over Avila in Heart of America Athletic Conference football on Saturday at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats (1-3 overall and 1-2 in the HAAC) rushed for 233 yards and passed for 165 yards.
BHS soccer beats Louisburg, ties Ottawa
September 23, 2010
After picking up a tough road win at Louisburg last Thursday, the Baldwin High School soccer team played Ottawa to a scoreless tie Tuesday. Last week, the Bulldogs extended their winning streak to two games after beating Eudora. They traveled to Louisburg, where the Bulldogs have struggled in previous years and left with a 4-3 victory over the Wildcats, who were ranked in the top five of the state.
BHS volleyball team drops third league contest
September 23, 2010
For the first time all season, Baldwin High School’s volleyball team won a game on one of its Frontier League nights. However, that single win wasn’t enough to help the Bulldogs (6-7) win Tuesday. They fell to Ottawa (11-4) in four games to drop their third league contest of the season.
Crowds steady for summer’s Art Walks
September 23, 2010
Another summer of Art Walks ended Friday with the annual finale, Cuppa Java. Baldwin Community Arts Council’s summer Art Walks drew large crowds for each of the four events. They began in June and ended Friday evening.
School board revisits elementary school closings
September 23, 2010
Talk about closing the rural elementary schools in the Baldwin School District resurfaced at Monday’s Baldwin Board of Education. When budget cuts were being discussed last spring, the school board tossed around the idea of closing either Marion Springs Elementary School or Vinland Elementary School or both schools. Patrons on both sides of the issue voiced their opinions from April to July.