Cleburne ISD students in athletics will soon have a new place to workout.
The CISD board of trustees approved the construction of a new weight room at Cleburne High School during Monday night’s meeting.
CISD Executive Director of District Operations Barry Hipp said the project will be constructed by CME Builders & Engineers Inc. of Cleburne for $1,278,900, which includes a 5 percent owner’s contingency.
This project is part of the 2016 bond package and is an addition to the original scope, he said.
The board also called a general election for the board on May 2 to elect Places 1 and 2. Applications for a place on the ballot can be filed by 5 p.m. Feb. 14 in the superintendent’s office at 505 N. Ridgeway Drive.
Early voting is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20-24 and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 27-28 at Cleburne City Hall, 10 N. Robinson St., and the Cleburne Conference Center, 1501 W. Henderson St.
In other news, seven third-graders received the School Board Citizenship award. CISD Community Relations Director Lisa Magers said only one student in each grade at each elementary school receives the award.
Honorees included Adams Elementary School’s Jayden Street, Coleman Elementary School’s Tristan Parnell, Cooke Elementary School’s Victoria Mendoza, Gerard Elementary School’s Jackson Williams, Irving Elementary School’s Tai’lynn Grover, Marti Elementary School’s Jayce Donovan and Santa Fe Elementary School’s Jacob Gallegos.