Students in the West Central School Corporation will be going to school on the built-in snow days built into the school calendar.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 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.
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.
The Knox School Board approved the corporation’s 2019-2020 school calendar last week. Students’ first day of class will be August 6, 2019, with the last day on May 22, 2020, unless make-up days need to be used. Students will once again get two weeks off for both Christmas break and spring break, as well as one week for fall break.
Since it is their first year implementing eLearning, North Judson-San Pierre School officials had to create some policies to go along with the program. School Board members considered the policies on first reading when they met Tuesday evening.
Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin noted that the Teacher’s Association and the schools’ administrators were consulted to craft a document that fits for NJ-SP. She added that they also utilized support and resources from other area schools. Continue reading
Planned eLearning days will give Culver school bus drivers a chance to complete required training. On Monday, the Culver School Board approved an update to the corporation’s recently adopted eLearning policy, at the recommendation of Superintendent Karen Shuman.
The Culver School Board will consider a corporation wage and salary schedule when it meets tonight. Board members will also review their schedule for putting together the 2019 budget. The list of extracurricular assignments for the 2018-2019 school year will be up for board approval, along with a revision to the school corporation’s eLearning policy.
The Oregon-Davis School Board finalized the 2018-2019 student handbooks last week. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the only major change was the removal of the language on eLearning. The school board decided to do away with eLearning last month, due to the desire to have students in school for every available instruction day.
The Knox Community School Corporation will continue using eLearning days, if regular classes are cancelled due to weather. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is moving forward with updates to its crisis plan. The revised plan was presented on first reading during last week’s school board meeting, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman. “We’ve been working the past year, revising and updating our crisis plan, and we have really put safety at the forefront at our corporation,” he says. Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is working to clarify its policies when it comes to eLearning. A new eLearning policy was approved by the school board Monday, at the recommendation of Superintendent Karen Shuman.
The Knox School Board is expected to hire a new assistant principal for the elementary school tonight. Cory Masson is being recommended for the position, according to the advance meeting agenda. Continue reading
The Culver School Board will consider an eLearning policy and elementary school book rental fees tonight. Board members will also discuss changes to a recreation easement for the Cavalier Sports Park project. It involves upgrading a piece of school-owned property currently used for youth soccer fields, as one of the town’s Stellar Communities projects.
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is doing away with eLearning days. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the decision was made after talking to teachers, parents, and community members. “We firmly believe we want students here at school to get direct instruction, and there’s really no research out there that supports students’ achievement will increase with eLearning days,” he says. Continue reading
The West Central School Board members approved a professional eLearning day for Wednesday, Sept. 26 of this year. Superintendent Don Street said this will give students and teachers a chance to initiate processes involved in an eLearning day.
West Central students will be utilizing eLearning days if the weather forces the cancellation of any more classroom instruction this school year.
Superintendent Don Street reminded the school board of that policy last week.
Officials at North Judson-San Pierre schools are discussing the possibility of implementing eLearning in the future.
During Tuesday night’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin told board members that with the number of snow days and delays recently, some teachers and community members have been asking about bringing eLearning to NJ-SP Continue reading