Several Culver school officials have had their contracts renewed. The administrators’ contracts, treasurer/business manager’s contract, and technology director’s contract were all approved by the school board Monday, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.Continue reading
As residents of the Culver school district get their higher property tax bills, school officials are anticipating questions about where that extra money is going. Superintendent Karen Shuman says she discussed the school corporation’s referendum funds, during Monday’s school board meeting.Continue reading
A Monterey-Tippecanoe Township Public Library Board member has agreed to stick around for another term. Christine Sellers was officially reappointed by the Culver School Board Monday, according to School Superintendent Karen Shuman.Continue reading
The Culver School Board got an update last week on the schools’ ISTEP scores and the steps being taken in response, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.Continue reading
The Culver School Board approved another raise for bus drivers this week. Superintendent Karen Shuman says the hourly pay rate for extracurricular trips was increased from $9 to $10.Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is getting a couple of new buses. On Monday, the school board approved the purchase of two buses from IC Collins for a total cost of just over $197,000, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman. She says the buses will come equipped with stop arm cameras.Continue reading
The Culver School Board Monday approved a list of capital projects for the year. Superintendent Karen Shuman says that will include the switch to LED lighting throughout the school corporation’s buildings. That project was awarded to Trane last month.Continue reading
Students at Culver Community Middle/High School are using their technological skills to preserve the history of the school and local area.Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is moving ahead with lighting improvements. Last week, the school board selected Trane to upgrade the school buildings’ lights to LED technology, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.Continue reading
Culver Community Schools’ bus drivers are getting a raise. Superintendent Karen Shuman says the increase in the daily wage was approved by the school board Monday.
“Before, our bus drivers were at a $65 rate, and we increased them to an $80 rate,” she explains.Continue reading
The Culver School Board has a new member. Amy Pugh was appointed to the At-Large B seat during Monday’s school board meeting, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman. Pugh replaces Ryan Sieber, who decided to step down just a few weeks after he was reelected. Pugh will fill the remainder of Sieber’s term, which runs until the end of 2022.Continue reading
The recent transition in the school funding structure was reviewed with Culver school officials Monday. On January 1, each school corporation’s General Fund was replaced by an Education Fund, while the Capital Projects, Transportation, and Bus Replacement Funds were combined into an Operations Fund.Continue reading
How school staff members get paid for eLearning days is the subject of a policy update finalized by the Culver School Board last week. Superintendent Karen Shuman says the policy revision gives more options to various types of hourly employees.Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation will now officially be able to use its referendum revenues, following action by the school board. In November, voters agreed to let the school district raise property taxes by up to 17 cents per $100 of assessed valuation for an eight-year period. The school board took a final step Monday by establishing a Referendum Fund to accept that money.Continue reading
The Culver School Board approved a number of policy updates last week. A revised holiday policy was adopted, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman. She previously explained that the update brings the policy in line with the school calendar.
After an early morning accident at a Fulton County bus stop left three children dead back in October, some local school officials think a time zone change could improve student safety.
The Culver School Board is looking for a new member. The At-Large B seat is becoming vacant on February 4, according to a school corporation press release. Ryan Sieber was just reelected to that seat last month.
The Culver School Board is reviewing the way staff members get paid for eLearning days. A revised eLearning policy was presented during last week’s board meeting, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman. “We’re making sure that we are fair to all types of district employees, when it comes to being paid on eLearning days or not being paid on eLearning days,” she explains.