The Oregon-Davis School Corporation will continue to offer free meals for pickup through the month of June. In this week’s Bobcat Blast newsletter, school officials say they’re offering a Summer Feeding Program until June 26.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis schools are a step closer to getting heating and cooling upgrades. The school board Monday officially approved EMCOR as the school corporation’s guaranteed savings provider, according to Education Consultant Jim Dermody.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is adjusting its plans for the end of the school year. The final day for new instruction has been moved from May 21 to May 14, according to the Bobcat Blast email newsletter. But teachers will remain on duty through May 21 to help students finish their end-of-year assignments.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation has gotten $2,000 to help make sure students get the nutrition they need. Last week, the school board accepted a donation from the Santa’s Workshop program of the First Presbyterian Church of Walkerton and United Methodist Church of Walkerton. That money will be used for feeding children or to help with lunch debt.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation plans to have its next superintendent in place by July 1. Education Consultant Jim Dermody told the school board Monday that he’s worked out a timeline with Corporation Attorney Bill Kaminski.Continue reading
With Oregon-Davis School Superintendent Dr. Don Harman preparing to take a new position elsewhere, the school board is bringing in some help to find a new superintendent and keep the school corporation running in the meantime.Continue reading
The Knox Community School Corporation has a new school superintendent.
Dr. William Reichhart, who most recently was the Superintendent of Schools at Manchester Community Schools, was named the new superintendent during last night’s Knox Community School Board meeting.
Oregon-Davis School Corporation staff members will be getting some training in how handle conflict situations. On Monday, the school board approved an implementation plan for the “seclusion and restraint” policy it recently adopted. According to Superintendent Don Harman, that plan includes annual training for all staff members on how to de-escalate conflict situations. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board is planning for the upcoming school year as the current one draws to a close. They adopted mathematics textbooks as recommended during a special meeting Monday. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation has a new superintendent. The school board voted unanimously last night to hire Dr. Don Harman. He is a Warsaw native who has served as principal at South Vermillion High School in Clinton for the past three years. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board will solicit input on a proposed superintendent contract during a public hearing this evening.
It includes a base salary of $95,000 for each of the next three years, along with health, dental, vision, long-term disability and term life insurance. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board is wrapping up its search for a permanent superintendent. Jim Dermody has been serving in an interim capacity since January. He replaced Greg Briles, who left O-D in December to take a job with another corporation. Dermody’s interim contract runs out at the end of June. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board still hopes to have a permanent superintendent in place by July 1. Greg Briles left the corporation at the end of December for a position in Delphi. The board hired retired New Prairie Superintendent Jim Dermody to fill that role on an interim basis. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board will formally approve a contract with their interim superintendent when they meet this evening. Greg Briles resigned at the end of December to take a job with the Delphi school corporation. Last month O-D announced the hiring of former New Prairie Superintendent Jim Dermody on an interim basis. Continue reading