Sound Off: I was concerned about the expense of installing automatic watering systems at Prairie Park School when I was there to vote recently. All those thousands of dollars could be put to better use I think for education than on having green grass. What do the schools have to say about this?
School district spokeswoman Julie Boyle said the district installed an irrigation system to water a small area surrounding Prairie Park School’s entrance. In addition to solving a soil erosion problem that had caused mud to wash across sidewalks, this will enable the school to grow and maintain turf and landscaping to improve the appearance of the school’s entrance.