The Dolores School Campaign Committee, composed of community volunteers, has announced a series of events with the goal of educating the community about the November 2023 Bond 4A, which would be used to help renovate the school buildings and build a high school, if passed.
The Campaign Committee is inviting the community to tour the schools Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. and Oct. 6 at 11:30 a.m., with evening tour dates to be scheduled in the coming weeks.
“Seeing the current condition of our buildings is crucial for our community to make an informed decision,” said Superintendent Reece Blincoe. The school renovations and new high school are projected to cost $29 million, to which the November 2023 Bond 4A would contribute a $11.2 million.
The remaining funds would be bolstered by an estimated $18 million match from the Colorado Department of Education BEST Grant. The bond will be issued upon the awarding of the BEST grant, which the school district will apply for in the beginning months of 2024.