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New Park View Elementary Project On Target

Construction on the new Park View School stands 93 percent complete with outdoor grading and paving the only remaining concerns. Upland Design Group Consultant Kim Chamberlin said he walked the classroom wing with a punch list and determined it to be in good shape. He said he plans to do the same for the rest of the building in two ... Read More »

Youth Employment Program Involves Putnam Students

Tennessee’s Youth Employment Program signed 13 Putnam County students to a summer agreement at a ceremony Friday. The program is designed for Tennessee youth to gain employment experience. These students will help in the transition to the new Park View School facility. Department of Labor Deputy Commissioner Dewayne Scott said the program gives students the chance to learn more about ... Read More »

Bond Approved, Next Steps Ahead In Pre-K Center

The approval of a bond for the old Park View School will expedite the planning for the proposed pre-K center. The center would house pre-K students from all the schools in both Cookeville and Algood, freeing up classroom space that can be used to handle several years of growth. Putnam County Director Of Schools Corby King said planning will include ... Read More »

New Park View Interior Set For June Completion

The contractor in charge of the new Park View School project told the Putnam County School Board Thursday night there is no danger of the school not being ready for the fall. American Constructors Vice President Joe Braden said furniture is slated to be delivered and moved in on June 22. He said the elementary wing, administration wing, and flooring ... Read More »

Park View Alums Can Take One Last Look Friday

Park View School’s spring carnival will be even more special Friday night, as the school celebrates its history, inviting alumni back for one last look at the facility. “It’s a very cherished memory for many people in this community. And so we wanted to make it a special night and offer it up one last look for everybody to be ... Read More »

Putnam Commission Votes Against Additional Park View School Bond

Debt load, economic uncertainties and the real need cited as reasons Putnam County Commissioners voted against the bond to build the upper grade wing of Park View School. A 12 to 12 vote Tuesday night means the $16.5 million bond proposal failed to reach a majority. Commissioner David Andrews voted against funding the project. He said he worries about a ... Read More »

Porter: Park View School Bond A Tough Decision For New Commission

Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said Tuesday night’s special called meeting will be one of the tougher decisions that this new commission will have to face. The commission will vote on a $16.5 million bond to build the 5-8 grade portion of the Park View school. Porter said even the previous commission contemplated the decision before new members joined. “They ... Read More »

Putnam BOE Request Would Fund The Remainder Of Park View School

The Putnam County School Board’s request for an additional $16 million dollars would totally complete the Park View School project. Director of Schools Corby King said the money would build the upper grade wing of the school as well as athletic fields and an auditorium. King said the school board is requesting the funding now to avoid additional costs after ... Read More »