Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, in which we ask elected officials questions about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed to the Guilford County School Board. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.
1. Students from which high school spoke at last week’s meeting requesting an International Baccalaureate program? 2. A 16-year-old female student from Page High School was arrested on felony charges Sunday night. Why? 3. How much bond money is left over from the once-planned airport area high school that was eventually canceled?
Ed Price, District 2 1. Western Guilford. [ ] 2. I have no idea. [X] 3. $75 million. [ ]
Linda Welborn, District 5 1. Western. [ ] 2. I’m gonna guess it was for the Facebook’ threat. [ ] 3. It’s somewhere between 70 and 75 million. [ ]
Alan Duncan – Chairman 1. Western. [ ] 2. That was for posting threats on Facebook. [ ] 3. 72 million. [ ]
1. Western Guilford High School 2. The student threatened to shoot the school under the guise of a fellow student on Facebook. 3. Figures range from 70 to 75 million dollars.