Zena parents mobilize to save their local school

Though the school was initially spared last year when the Kingston City School District’s Board of Education chose Frank L. Meagher for closure to address dwindling enrollment, Woodstock-based Zena Elementary recently found itself back in the crosshairs as trustees consider adding another building to the chopping block.

Zena, one of 11 elementary schools currently in operation in the district, is the only building in the district serving students who reside in Woodstock. While the original Meagher closure plan would have left Zena untouched. A minor redistricting plan five years ago brought a handful of families formerly within the . . .


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