Velarde Elementary Fate To Be Decided Thursday


Velarde Elementary Fate To Be Decided Thursday

By Tarin Nix

The question of will Velarde Elementary School close or remain open will be decided on Thursday, August 6.  Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez announced at Tuesday’s School Board meeting that the final hearing of the motion to stay had set for Thursday at 9:30am in Judge Jennifer Attrep’s court located at 225 Montezuma Avenue in Santa Fe. Gutierrez noted, “If the stay is upheld, we will be in the process of moving Velarde Elementary School students to Alcalde Elementary School. If the motion to stay is denied the school district, at this Board’s directive, we will automatically appeal that decision and open up school at Velarde for the time being.”


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