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  1. WOSdrummer99 liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    Good for Nederland ISD
    Cant lose when you do what’s best for kids 
  2. NHSBulldogFan liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    Good for Nederland ISD
    Cant lose when you do what’s best for kids 
  3. prepballfan liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    Good for Nederland ISD
    Cant lose when you do what’s best for kids 
  4. The Icon liked a post in a topic by Reagan in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    And some of the main yes people are from Port Neches!  LOL!!
  5. The Icon liked a post in a topic by Alpha Wolf in PN-G 2019 version   
    Let me correct that...
  6. The Icon liked a post in a topic by Razor in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    If Nederland keeps kicking this can down the road, the price tag is only going to get higher...10 years ago, it would have cost $126 million to pretty much have ALL new schools...now, $156 million for one school replacement and fixes to the some of the others...this has to be done sooner or later...later just means way more $$...I hate spending money as much as the next guy, but the reality is that you are already spending large sums of money on maintenance of old, dilapidated buildings that are 70 and 80 years old in many cases...I would rather spend my money on something new and up to date than maintaining something 80 years old that doesn't meet the needs of today's education system
  7. dme1111 liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    I can’t and will not understand not supporting the youth of a community. Sounds like the bond heavily supports CATE/STEM programs. Obviously, the improvements to the stadium benefits football, but is also helps boys and girls soccer, marching band, drill dream, cheerleaders, track meets for multiple levels, etc. 
  8. The Icon liked a post in a topic by Uncle Pig in JERRY PRIETO NAMED NEW AD/HFC AT CROSBY   
    $21,000
  9. The Icon liked a post in a topic by CardinalBacker in TODD PAINE NAMED NEW HC AT KOUNTZE   
    I'm just surprised they didn't hire Peter Griffin.
  10. SkeeterBronson liked a post in a topic by The Icon in TODD PAINE NAMED NEW HC AT KOUNTZE   
    The word on this one has been locked up tighter than a lid on a pickle jar 
  11. The Icon liked a post in a topic by waltersobchak in Alvin HS- Big Hire   
    i was thinking suburban ruler
    samsonite, i was way off
  12. 2wedge liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Anahuac Open?   
    Perhaps it sounds like the term describing a daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law? Who just so happens to coach at Fig ______?
  13. Hazer liked a post in a topic by The Icon in TODD PAINE NAMED NEW HC AT KOUNTZE   
    Good for Kountze then
    1 of those 50 poor souls will have their work cut out for them and not have the jack to call the shots due to not being the AD
  14. The Icon liked a post in a topic by oldschool2 in TODD PAINE NAMED NEW HC AT KOUNTZE   
    Not good for Kountze the way you would think.  I don't know who all applied.. NONE OF US DO (hint hint ;)).. but I have some buddies that have some buddies and heard that there were some decent applicants.  But.. I also heard it may end up being a homer.  So in typical fashion... Kountze is gonna do what Kountze does when it comes to the football program.  Not care. 
  15. The Icon liked a post in a topic by oldschool2 in Anahuac Open?   
    Lol.  Seriously? May or may not work with his brother at a school that rhymes with Casper.  Go to the first page of this thread and read through the comments.  
  16. The Icon liked a post in a topic by WOSgrad in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    Look, I am pretty dog gone conservative my self and yeah, the $156,000,000 does provide a bit of sticker shock.
    But looking again at the list provided by Mr. Mosley leads me to my first question:  Is there anything on the list provided that would constitute an unnecessary expense?  For purposes of this question, I have provided the list below:
    New High School ($82.7M)
    Includes but not limited to the following:
    *Built at same location
    *Focus on advancing CTE program needs
    *Designed learning environment based upon program 
    capacity and modern teaching practices to strengthen 
    and expand the academic experience
    *Performing Arts Center will remain in current location
    Elementary School New Learning Areas and Improvements ($49.1M)
    Includes but not limited to the following:
    *Additional classrooms including flexible learning & 
    teaching spaces
    *5th grade expansion
    *Improved drop off/pick-up and parking
    *Additional & improved restrooms
    *Expanded and improved cafeteria & gym
    *Additional program space for occupational and 
    physical therapy
    Middle School Improvements ($11.1M)
    Includes but not limited to the following:
    *Improved classrooms including flexible learning & 
    teaching spaces
    *Improved drop off/pick-up and parking
    *Additional & improved restrooms
    Technology Initiative ($4.8M)
    Includes but not limited to the following:
    *Fiber optics
    *Infrastructure
    *1:1 devices
    Safety & Security ($3.4M)
    Includes but not limited to the following:
    *District wide improvements limiting physical access to 
    campuses
    *Additional cameras
    *Safety vestibules
    Stadium Upgrades ($4.5M) - SEPARATE PROPOSITION
    Includes but not limited to the following:
    *Field turf
    *Improved restrooms
    *Improved press-box 
    *Modified seating
    *ADA required updates
    Further, my second question is:  If this bond is indeed rejected, does anybody really expect that the price tag for these items is going to decrease? 
    Now admittedly, I am an outsider that has relied on stories from folks within.  However, it appears to me that a large part of this price tag is the price for the board, and quite frankly, the citizens of Nederland ISD kicking the can down the road.
    Do it again, and the price tag will only be steeper.
  17. mat liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    That was his choice to open a business - you assume the costs of running it. The good news is we have a free market economy, and are free to seek out other "bug men" for more affordable prices. I understand your point of view, and it is your right to speak out against it and vote it down. 
    There are plenty of homeowners in Mid County living in homes that are worth considerably less than $200K. However, once again, I do see your point. I'm also a firm supporter of adequately equipping young people for the future. Good news is we live in a country that allows us to speak freely, assemble and vote. Mr. Mosley has said on multiple occasions for the citizens, both for and against a bond, to attend the school board meetings and other gatherings to voice their opinion, so a more informed and collective decision can be made. 
    We'll see what happens in May.
  18. waltersobchak liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Anahuac Open?   
    As confirmed earlier - the brother of Darrell 
  19. bigdog liked a post in a topic by The Icon in Nederland Bond PASSES!!!!   
    That was his choice to open a business - you assume the costs of running it. The good news is we have a free market economy, and are free to seek out other "bug men" for more affordable prices. I understand your point of view, and it is your right to speak out against it and vote it down. 
    There are plenty of homeowners in Mid County living in homes that are worth considerably less than $200K. However, once again, I do see your point. I'm also a firm supporter of adequately equipping young people for the future. Good news is we live in a country that allows us to speak freely, assemble and vote. Mr. Mosley has said on multiple occasions for the citizens, both for and against a bond, to attend the school board meetings and other gatherings to voice their opinion, so a more informed and collective decision can be made. 
    We'll see what happens in May.
  20. The Icon liked a post in a topic by oldschool2 in Anahuac Open?   
    Maybe not AS... but still pretty much so I believe.  We'll see. 
  21. GCMNation5 liked a post in a topic by The Icon in JERRY PRIETO NAMED NEW AD/HFC AT CROSBY   
    I don’t doubt that for a second 
    Would be curious to get a list of said applicants 
  22. The Icon liked a post in a topic by Bandwagon Ranger in JERRY PRIETO NAMED NEW AD/HFC AT CROSBY   
    Any discussion of Crosby football coaching that does not include Ronnie Davenport is bogus. 
    As for potential candidates, they will get plenty of quality applicants.
  23. The Icon liked a post in a topic by AggiesAreWe in Anahuac Open?   
    Yes
  24. The Icon liked a post in a topic by AggiesAreWe in TODD PAINE NAMED NEW HC AT KOUNTZE   
    Interviews coming up 26th and 27th.
  25. The Icon liked a post in a topic by L-Train11 in Silsbee football field   
    If Lumberton can afford it then I’m sure Silsbee can.