Wednesday, August 27, 2014

BUSD looking to change graduation requirements

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Bisbee Unified School District is considering changing graduation requirements to offer different types of diplomas for graduating seniors at Bisbee High School.
The new requirements will offer students the choice of a standard diploma, an academic honors diploma or a high academic and service diploma beginning with the class of 2015.
A standard diploma will consist of four credits each in math and English, three credits each in science and social studies, one fine arts credit, three credits of Career Technical Education, which must include two completed courses in a sequence in a program, one physical educat ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Grassy Park project on track

 By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Grassy Park rehabilitation is on the fast track to being complete.
Tuesday morning members of the Bisbee Bloomers were planting 50 assorted flowers and plants in the gardens at the park. Bisbee Public Works Operation Manager Andy Haratyk said in total about 500 plants and flowers have been planted since Monday in addition to the recently planted trees.
Haratyk said, “We are working very hard to make the park beautiful. Part of the idea is to make it so beautiful that we draw people here to look at the garden.”
In addition to beautifying the garden, the city has redone the steps leading up to Howell Avenue ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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