Voters in the Grove School District will decide on a $200,000 bond issue March 6.

Voters in the Grove School District will decide on a $200,000 bond issue March 6.

The bond will allow the district to purchase a new school bus and new textbooks and instructional materials.

According to a press release issued by Grove Schools, student enrollment has increased over the past six years.

With the continuous growth, there has been an increase in students riding buses to and from school as well as field trips, athletics, robotics, band and other extracurricular activities.

With the Oklahoma State Department of Education recently revising the standards, students are expected to master, there is an increasing need to upgrade curriculum materials.

If passed, the bond will not increase property taxes in the district.

School bond issues must pass with a 60 percent supermajority.