Details Available About ''West City'' Elementary Project
As Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) seeks comments regarding the proposed closing of Concocheague Elementary School and Winter Street Elementary School, WCPS is also moving ahead with the planned construction of "West City" Elementary School near the Hager's Crossing development, west of Hagerstown. A tentative time line has construction starting in August 2014, with the school to be open for students in August 2016. More details are available in a "West City" Elementary Fact Sheet (1 page PDF). Also available, questions about the proposed closing of Conococheague and Winter Street from citizens and answers from WCPS staff: Closing of Winter Street & Conococheague Elementary Schools: Citizen Questions and Staff Responses (3 page PDF)
A public hearing on the proposal to close Conococheague and Winter Street schools is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Office Auditorium, 820 Commonwealth Avenue, Hagerstown.