Town halls on $490 million school bond package begin Thursday

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Next week will launch the first of several town hall meetings by the Fort Worth school district to give voters information about the proposed $490 million bond package.

The meetings, scheduled for September and October, will be held at every high school and at other locations starting Thursday.

District officials have canceled an Oct. 17 meeting at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy. It will be combined with one at Trimble Technical High School on Sept. 19.

On Nov. 5, voters will consider three propositions to fund classroom additions, a new high school complex, technology and security upgrades, and districtwide pre-kindergarten.

All meetings will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Here is the schedule:

• Thursday: Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences, 3813 Valentine St., Fort Worth

• Sept. 9: Dunbar High School, 5700 Ramey Ave., Fort Worth

• Sept. 12: North Side High School, 2211 McKinley Ave., Fort Worth

• Sept. 17: Eastern Hills High School, 5701 Shelton St., Fort Worth

• Sept. 19: Trimble Tech High School, 1003 W. Cannon St., Fort Worth

• Sept. 23: Western Hills High School, 3600 Boston Ave., Benbrook

• Sept. 26: Southwest High School, 4100 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth

• Sept. 30: Arlington Heights High School, 45011 West Freeway, Fort Worth

• Oct. 2: Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School, 1411 Maydell St., Fort Worth

• Oct. 3: O.D. Wyatt High School, 2400 E. Seminary Drive, Fort Worth

• Oct. 7: Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd., Fort Worth

• Oct. 9: Polytechnic High School, 1300 Conner Ave., Fort Worth

• Oct. 10: Carter-Riverside High School, 3301 Yucca Ave., Fort Worth

• Oct. 15: South Hills High School, 6101 McCart Ave., Fort Worth

• Oct. 16: Young Men’s Leadership Academy, 5100 Willie St., Fort Worth

Jessamy Brown, 817-390-7326 Twitter: @jessamybrown

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