A proposed 3.8 -mill
increase was approved by voters in the Sheridan School District during a Sept. 20 school election. The school's plan passed
with 2,576 votes "for" (59.9 percent) and 1,722 votes against. Among improvements throughout the district, the increased
millage will fund a new middle school in East End that will house grades 6-8.
Also determined in the Tuesday election, Deborah Mooney defeated John Gilbreth 3,210 (79.75
percent) to 815 for an open seat on the Sheridan School Board. She replaces Beverly Wells for the Position 5 seat. Read more
about the school election in the October issue of The East Ender.