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BOUNTIFUL MEETING WILL FOCUS ON SCHOOL BOUNDARY CHANGES

A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday to discuss the proposed high school boundary changes.

The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. in the Bountiful High School auditorium. Parents and students are invited to attend.To alleviate overcrowding at Davis and Viewmont high schools, the Davis School District has proposed changing boundaries to better utilize Bountiful High, which is operating under capacity.

By 1993, the new boundaries would shift about 380 Davis High students to Viewmont, send 530 Viewmont students to Bountiful and 120 Bountiful students to Woods Cross.

District consultant John Reed Call, former Granite School District chief, proposed the following boundary changes:

- Students living south of Burke Lane in Farmington would transfer from Davis to Viewmont.

- Students living in West Bountiful would be shifted to Bountiful High instead of Viewmont.

- Students living in Bountiful between 400 North and Center and between 800 East and 500 West would go to Bountiful High instead of Viewmont.

- Students living in Bountiful between Center Street and 500 South and between 200 West and 500 West would go to Bountiful High instead of Viewmont.

- Students living between Mill Creek and 1800 South and between roughly 100 East and U.S. 106 would go to Woods Cross High instead of Bountiful High.

- Students living between 1800 South and 2200 South and between Orchard Drive and U.S. 106 would attend Woods Cross High instead of Bountiful High.

Shortly after the proposed changes were announced, a group of West Bountiful parents protested because most of their children can walk to Viewmont. Only a handful ride the bus, which is available only to the west half of the city.

A hearing for Davis High students from Farmington is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. at Farmington Junior High.