Building Community. Honoring Traditions.
On April 5, voters in the Menominee Indian School District will be asked to
decide on a $35 million school referendum to construct a new Menominee
Indian High School, convert the existing high school to a middle school,
make improvements to Keshena Primary School and purchase equipment
related to the projects.
What do you need to know about the referendum?
For nearly five years, the School Board and MISD leaders have studied
facility needs in the district. Enrollment is growing at all schools. In addition,
the schools do not have the space to meet changing and evolving
educational and technology requirements. In the case of MIMS, the school
property is landlocked, so there is no room for expansion.
The Board has been working with financial and construction consultants to
develop a master facility plan while evaluating options and cost estimates.
Subsequently, the Board voted to move forward with the facility plan and