Central Plains school district closing middle school

The Central Plains school board Monday night decided to close the district's middle school in Bushton and move students to the district's elementary school and high school.

The board made the move to save money. Starting with the next school year this fall, fifth-and-sixth-grade students at the middle school will go to Central Plains Elementary School in Holyrood. Seventh-and-eighth-grade students will go to the high school building in Claflin.