Sunday, October 21, 2018

Hillsborough school district seeks name ideas for new K-8

Hoping to take better advantage of open seats, the Hillsborough County school district is merging Cahoon Elementary and Van Buren Middle schools in the fall.

Now it needs a name for the revamped school, which will serve students in prekindergarten through eighth grade.

Today is the final day to submit ideas. You can email them to  Lu[email protected]

The School Board will take up the recommendations and make a decision on Dec. 5.

The two schools were named after Blanche M. Cahoon, a district arts supervisor in the 1940s, and Martin Van Buren, the nation's eighth president.

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