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Demolition Devours Another Chunk of Old Palm Coast as Backhoes Blitz ITT Building

| April 11, 2016

The massive building at 1 Corporate Drive had been ITT headquarters in Palm Coast’s nascent days then office and classroom space for the school district’s adult education programs. The building had its uses but was never a good investment for the district.

Full Funding Restored to Flagler’s Adults With Disabilities Program, a Big Victory for District

| March 16, 2016

Intense lobbying by local school officials and their legislators helped restore the full $545,000 appropriation they’d lost last year, enabling the district to again double enrollment in the Adults with Disabilities’ Step Up program starting July 1.

Herculean Effort More Than Doubles Memberships at Belle Terre Swim Club, Dimming Talk of Closure

| January 25, 2016

The Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club’s supporters have managed to increase memberships to more than 300 and close an $80,000 budget gap ahead of a Feb. 2 deadline when the school board will decide the club’s fate.

Belle Terre Swim Club Gets a $25,000 Annual County Lifeline and Nears Membership Goal

| December 9, 2015

County government’s annual contribution will make it more difficult for the school board to close the troubled Swim and Racquet Club, as will an advisory group’s campaign that has netted some 250 new memberships, or just 150 short of the goal the board set for January.

Bottom Line Cost of Demolishing and Paying Off School Board’s Old ITT Property: $1.27 Million

| December 3, 2015

The district bought the building in 2002 for $3.5 million. It will spend $200,000 to demolish it, $770,000 to pay off the mortgage, and $300,000 to renovate another location that will accommodate operations currently at the Corporate One property.

Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Advisory Club Committee: Why We Should Run the Facility

| October 17, 2015

The Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club Advisory Committee makes the case to run the Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club, ahead of next Tuesday’s decision by the Flagler County School Board on the fate of the facility.

School District Likely to Close Belle Terre Swim and Racquet to the Public in September

| July 22, 2015

The Flagler County School Board, which runs the facility, may close it to the public as early as September as its losses this year totaled $137,000.

YMCA May Return to Flagler As School District Considers Leasing Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club

| March 3, 2015

Facing a deficit that will exceed $200,000, the school district’s Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club may find its savior in the Volusia Flagler YMCA, which has been in discussions with the school administration over a potential lease arrangement of the health facility.

Synchro Belles’ Winter Training In Question as School Board Redraws Adult Education Map

| May 12, 2014

Major changes are on the way for Flagler County’s adult and community education programs, which have been plagued by issues—many of which beyond its control—that have hurt its bottom line, starting with Flagler Technical Institute classes moving to Matanzas and Palm Coast High School and winter pool heating at Belle Terre Swim Club ended.

Flagler Technical Institute:
Registration Open for Winter Term

| December 5, 2013

Flagler Technical Institute is now accepting registrations for its career and technical programs for the Winter Term. Most classes will be held in the Flagler Technical Institute building at 1 Corporate Drive in Palm Coast.

Evolving from OMG to GED: Flagler’s Adult Education Innovates With a Class for the Deaf

| June 10, 2013

Flagler Technical Institute’s Adult Education program (FTI) is offering a graduation-equivalency diploma GED preparation class to the deaf community, the first of its kind in the area. The curriculum will focus on math, English, science, and social studies.

Public Pressure Works as State Funds Return to Flagler’s Disabled Adults Services

| March 2, 2012

Flagler County would have lost $600,000 and 18 jobs, and disability and job-learning skills to 248 adults in the affected programs, had a Senate proposal to end funding prevailed. A public-awareness campaign led by school board member Colleen Conklin helped reverse the cuts.

Flagler School District Mobilizing Against 18 Job Cuts and Lost Services to Disabled Adults

| February 19, 2012

Flagler County is in danger of losing several programs that train and help the disabled find self-sustaining jobs as the Florida Senate ends funding for those programs. The cuts would affect 248 adult in the county, including 36 students in the transition program for 18 to 22 year olds.

Veronica Maggs, 2011 Employee of the Year: Adult Education

| January 13, 2011

Veronica Maggs, 2011 Employee of the Year: Adult Education

Maureen Stowell, 2011 Teacher of the Year: Adult Education

| January 13, 2011

Maureen Stowell, 2011 Teacher of the Year: Adult Education

New Fees at Belle Terre Swim Club

| December 30, 2009

The school-board owned and managed club in Palm Coast is lowering some fees and offering a new, six-month deal to appeal to snowbirds.

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