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Lakeland looking to re-purpose closing elementary schools

Monday was the last meeting where the district got feedback about proposals for Willcot Mills and Lima Brighton elementaries.

Posted: Apr 29, 2019 5:57 PM
Updated: Apr 30, 2019 8:36 AM

LaGRANGE, Ind. (WFFT) - Lakeland School Corporation is hoping to use two of its elementary buildings differently next year.

Monday was the last meeting where the district got feedback about proposals for Willcot Mills and Lima Brighton elementaries.

In March, the school board decided to close those schools to help save money.

District leaders told FOX 55 the goal is offer preschool classes in both buildings.

Other possibilities include programs from Ivy Tech and health and wellness programs.

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