Debt, building a concern for Morris-Cyrus consolidation plans


MORRIS - On Thursday, Oct. 4, the Morris Area and Cyrus school boards met for the first time in a joint work session to discuss a potential plan to consolidate the two school districts.

Declining enrollment and increased costs have left the Cyrus School District in debt and struggling to provide services to students.

At the joint work session, the two school boards met to review their plat - consolidation plan - and agree on a timeline for moving forward.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.