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  • City Planning Commission is requiring another community based meeting prior to approving plans

  • Planning Commission is requiring increased greenspace

  • City and Housing Authority are in negotiations concerning a land swap agreement to increase the footprint of the school site

  • Architect, Recovery School District, project manager and contractor moving forward with plans to start construction by mid-June

  • Alumni Association reminded RSD of the urgent need to secure the auditorium from vandals and weather. We were informed that the maintenance department was behind schedule but would get it done

  • Rev. Kenneth Thompson, a BTW alum and pastor of Pleasant Zion B.C. sent a letter thanking the Alumni Association for the donation to the church during our sit-in service

  • The Annual Old School Reunion Dance is June 24, 2016 at Xavier University’s Convocation Center

  • Alumni from the following classes will be in attendance: ’50,’64, ’65, ’66, ’68, ’69, ’70, ’71, ’72, ’73, ’75, ’76, ’77, ’78, ’79, ’80, ’84, ’85, ’86, ’87, 89, ’90, ’92. Tickets are going like wildfire. If you’ve purchased tickets and your class is not listed contact Nolan McSwain at so your class can be added to the roll call.

  • Contact the following persons for tickets: Alvin Patterson 504-460-2840, Treasure James 504-495-1362, Wayne Jones 504-442-9437, William Giles 504-228-7642, Nolan McSwain 504-920-1559  

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