N.J.-S.P. Board Approves 2016-2017 Calendar

NJ-SP School Board 2015-2016The North Judson-San Pierre School Board approved the corporation’s 2016-2017 School Calendar Tuesday. Interim Superintendent Bob Boyd said there are no major changes from this year’s calendar. He told the board it’s still a balanced calendar, with the total number of school days staying the same.

Also during Tuesday’s meeting, N.J.-S.P. Business Manager Guy Richie told the board that the corporation had gotten a Teacher Performance Grant. He said that money would be divided among the qualified teachers, with each one getting just under $300.

Additionally, N.J.-S.P. FFA students will soon have the opportunity to learn more about the history and development of farming equipment. The school board approved an FFA field trip to the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois. FFA sponsor Emily DuVall says it will be an opportunity for students to get back to the roots of the agriculture industry, after they’ve been exploring alternative agriculture.