Monroe board weighs fate of 2 former schools

      Christiancy Elementary class photo, circa 1954. / Christiancy Elementary School Facebook

      The fate of two former elementary schools is in the hands of the Monroe Public Schools Board of Education.

      On Tuesday night, the board will decide whether to reopen or demolish Christiancy and Lincoln Avenue Elementary.

      The schools were both closed in 2009 due to a district consolidation. If Christiancy is reopened, it will become the new home of the district's Virtual High School program.

      The board meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Monroe Public School's administration building, but due to other agenda items, discussion about the schools is not expected to take place until 7:30 p.m., at the earliest.