Sorento community fights proposed school closing
December 22, 2021
The Bond County Community Unit School District 2 Board of Education is set to vote on Wednesday, Dec. 22, on whether to close Sorento Elementary School, but the Sorento community is fighting back with a peitition to stop the closure of their local school. They had more than 700 signatures on Sunday night.
Organizers of the Supporters of Sorento School are frustrated at the short notice they received from the school board about a vote to close their K-8 school of 107 students, permanently. Community members and parents were notified Dec. 7 of a pending Dec. 22 vote which will determine the...