Parent Rebecca Bower shares her concerns with school officials as superintendent of schools Dr. Dan Rawls listens during a town hall meeting Monday hosted by the Webster Parish School Board. Michelle Bates/Press-Herald

Several questions surrounding issues at J.E. Harper Elementary School topped a town hall meeting at J.A. Phillips Middle School Monday, many dealing with proposed classroom and gymnasium sizes at Webster Junior High School.

If a proposition on the Nov. 21 ballot is approved by voters, the Webster Parish School Board will move forward with renovations and new construction at Phillips and Webster to house the kindergarten and first grade students at Harper. Sixth graders at Phillips will be moved to Webster.

Parents, teachers and administrators alike questioned architect Perry Watson, of Yeager, Watson and Associates LLC, and superintendent of schools Dr. Dan



  1. They have a couple of schools not being used now why spend the money when the schools are broke? I must ask this again. Why in the world is doyline being added on to? Do the right thing and send those children to Lakeside. Elected board members the public is watching.

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