A hearing for the merger vote was set for July 9th 1968. District Principal Maurice Patterson estimated that the budget for the next year would increase by a few hundred thousand due to increases in salaries and employee benefits.
OG April 12, 1973. Article confirming the date set for the vote at which they will decide the sight for the new school building. State education department confirmed the Kannelin property is a satisfactory building area with the architect, James Mowery.