Goshen Community Schools hires architect for $65M building project

GOSHEN — Goshen Community Schools has hired Barton Coe Vilamaa as the architect for its $65 million building project involving three sites.

The school board approved the hire by unanimous vote Tuesday, praising the Fort Wayne-based architect group for its expertise in handling prior projects at the school corporation.

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As Mark Twain said. “It is easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled.” That sums up the miserable acceptance of what is called education. The corporate fascist imperialists have it pretty well sewed up. Gotta hand it to em.

Joe King

most commentors here still think milk is $1.00, bread is 20¢, and we should still pay people $2.00 an hour... Progress has cost, and incase you haven't noticed, prices have gone up....It's your opinion kids today are failing.....It's these kids that will one day cure cancer, and invent a flying car...because the older generation failed at that....They got complacent and all they can do now is complain it isn't like the 1950's....pathetic really.


Only a few commentators actually have a brain.


Why do public school systems think they can spend their way to excellence? Because we have allowed them to. Laws need to be changed beyond tax caps as they have all figured ways to get around that. The public school system is broken beyond repair and MUST be dealt with. Taxpayers simply can no longer afford the lavish lifestyle of public school administrators !!


Unlike the ECS project the public voted on this project and the people voted in favor of this spending, which is exactly the way it should have been done. I can't help that the former ECS Superintendent decided to bypass the referendum process. That's a problem for the people of ECS to deal with, and apparently no one has ....yet. By the way, Rick, I'll bet you didn't know that the Legislature changed the funding streams for schools last year and this is why so many school corps. in Indiana are now in crisis mode. There were four school corps. that had referendums on the ballot in May including two of the best AND wealthiest in the state; Avon and Warren Central.


Taxpayers simply can no longer afford the lavish lifestyle of public school administrators !!

That's right, Mr. have a brain and you don't..........let's spend our money on more important things than educating our future leaders.......let's give MILLIONS to corporations that make hundreds of MILLIONS.......it's the American Way !

Just Facts

Ahhhh in keeping with tradition....the spending keeps going up while the quality of education continues to go down. Plenty of room for new grads on the assembly line.


Yea, but just think. Our students are becoming more and more proficient at staring at computer screens and feeling "good" about themselves. Those two things plus more luxurious surroundings and expensive athletic facilities have become what schools strive for.


Luddite thinking.....


Well, you're going to have to talk to the Building Code people that establish and enforce building capacities. Nice try though.


"The quality of education keeps going down." Just what is this comment based on JustFacts?


Pretty sure it’s based on reality. You’d have to be blind not to see the products of public education.


and exactly what are we 'blind' to not see in these 'products'? Please, tell us you are a 'product' of home schooling....


you just dis-proved your 'point'....maybe, JUST MAYBE today's youth are SMART ENOUGH to not jump at a dead end-only benefits the owner's kind of 'job'.....tells me that our kids are SMARTER than us used-up and poor with no insurance 'conservative thinkers'......"I LOVE THE UNEDUCATED!"

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