A sharply divided Wissahickon School Board has voted 5-4 not to move ahead with
construction of a new high school.
The existing 40 year old building has a leaky roof,
substandard heating system and outdated restrooms. Board member Joe Honeycutt voted against building a new high school saying he thinks the problems can be repaired. Ron
Stoloff voted for a new high school. He says the district will spend a lot of money fixing
the current high school’s problems and still have a 40 year old building. Board member
Seth Grant proposed putting the high school question to a voter referendum, but that
proposal didn’t find support among the other school directors.