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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Morehouse Elementary staff members embrace following the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education's decision on Wednesday to close Morehouse Elementary. With the board's 5 to 1 vote during the special meeting at the Sikeston High School cafeteria, the measure takes effect as soon as possible.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
R-6 board votes to close Morehouse Elementary


SIKESTON -- It's official. Morehouse Elementary students will be housed at a different building when the new school year begins in August.

In a 5 to 1 vote, Sikeston R-6 Board of Education members decided during a special meeting Wednesday to close the Morehouse Elementary school building in an effort to save the district money.

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