Antioch District, Residents At Odds

School officials in the Antioch area want more money for bricks. An organization of local residents wants more money for brains.

Each side will be looking for a mandate from voters in a referendum this November on whether to issue $32 million in bonds to build a new high school. On one side is the board of Antioch Community High School District 117, which wants to build a new high school approximately in the middle of the Lake Villa-Antioch-Lindenhurst triangle. The new facility would be air-conditioned and have more classrooms, library and cafeteria space than the existing school at Illinois Highways 173 and 83 in Antioch. It also would have a swimming pool, which the present school lacks.

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