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Schools, Law Enforcement Looking Into BonDeCroft Theft

The White County Sheriff’s Department is looking for tips regarding a theft at the BonDeCroft Elementary School construction site. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the theft was not major. He said tools, copper, and a trailer were stolen from the job site. Dronebarger said the Sheriff’s Department and the school system will be keeping a close eye on the ... Read More »

BonDeCroft Expansion Will Not Be Completed Until Summer Break

The BonDeCroft Elementary School expansion project will not be completed this school year. White County Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger told the School Board Thursday night that the original estimate had the project finishing around the county’s spring break but small delays have pushed the completion date into April. He said that trying to integrate the new building into the ... Read More »

BonDeCroft Elementary Parent Concerned About New Visitor Restrictions

A parent at BonDeCroft Elementary School shared her disapproval of a new visitation policy with the White County School Board during their Thursday meeting. Lisa Cooper said the new policy allows just one parent per child to visit the school during lunchtime, parties, and other events. Cooper said she understands the importance of school security, but feels the policy is ... Read More »

BonDeCroft Addition Has Caused Some Utility Issues As Crews Continue Digging

The addition to White County Schools’ BonDeCroft Elementary School progressing but not without some inconveniences. The school closed for one day due to a water line leak in January. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said again this week, the gas supply was interrupted causing the school to go without supply for a day. “They ensured there was no safety issues ... Read More »

First Rendering Of BonDeCroft School Project Shared With White BOE

The White County School Board got its first look at schematic plans to renovate BonDeCroft Elementary School Thursday. A some 19,300 square foot two-story building that will be built between the two existing structures on the school property. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said engineers will now get involved after the school board approved the plan as presented. “The engineers ... Read More »

Initial Estimate On BonDeCroft School Project Over Budget, Planning Continues

Initial cost estimates to renovate BonDeCroft Elementary School in White County have came in over budget. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the architect is now working on another plan. “They did say it was going to be more expensive than what we were planning,” Dronebarger said. “We don’t know what that number is, but it’s going to take them ... Read More »

White Co BOE Selects Architect For BonDeCroft School Renovations

The renovations of BonDeCroft Elementary School have taken a step forward with the White County School Board approving an architect Thursday. The School Board voted for Upland Design to lead the project. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the contract will be paid through federal COVID funding. “We’ve worked with them in the past, and I know they will do ... Read More »

White Co. Schools 3rd COVID Spending Plan Approved, BonDeCroft Addition Happening

White County School System has received final approval on its third round of federal COVID funding. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the district will now be able to move forward on improving BonDeCroft Elementary School. “It’s one of our older buildings,” Dronebarger said. “We’re going to tie it together with a free standing gymnasium that’s there and dress up ... Read More »