DCHS Building Trades Home Still for Sale

July 14, 2013
Dwayne Page
Building Trades House
Joey Reeder

No bids have yet been received on the latest home built by students in the DeKalb County High School Construction Technology (building trades) program

The board of education Thursday night voted to extend the period for accepting sealed bids on the purchase of the house. The minimum bid is $17,100.

The home, built on campus at DCHS, is described as a 26' x 56' or 1456 square foot (dried-in) house with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms with shower units, living room, kitchen, utility room, three walk-in closets, and a 25 year three tab shingled roof. The house has no plumbing or electric. The purchaser must move the home off the school property within thirty days or be subject to a $100 a day penalty.

The house expenditures totaled $14,829.

Meanwhile, Director of Schools Mark Willoughby, in his report on personnel, announced that long time DCHS teacher and former high school baseball coach Joey Reeder has been named to replace Clay Farler as the attendance supervisor for the school system. Farler has retired.

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