The Knox School Board has taken its first officials steps toward financing a potential building project. Board members passed a series of bond-related resolutions Monday.Continue reading
Residents will have another chance to weigh in on Knox Community Schools’ building project tonight.Continue reading
Three grants from the Cheryl Lyn Welter Family Charitable Foundation were presented during Tuesday’s Knox School Board meeting.Continue reading
The first official public hearing over Knox Community Schools’ proposed $20 million building project drew no comments during Tuesday’s school board meeting.Continue reading
The first of two official public hearings over Knox Community Schools’ proposed building project will be held tonight.Continue reading
No major concerns were raised during a public presentation on the Knox Community School Corporation’s proposed building project Monday. Current plans call for the demolition of the elementary school’s Palmer Wing, and the construction of a new addition extending south from the newer portion of the school.Continue reading
More than $18,000 in grant funding was presented to the Knox School Board Monday. The school corporation is once again getting $15,000 for Kindergarten Countdown from the Hardesty Memorial Endowment Fund. Director of Curriculum and Instruction Peggy Shidaker told board members that the Countdown camp is designed for any incoming kindergarten student who hasn’t attended preschool.Continue reading
The Knox School Board took another step forward with a potential building project Monday. Board members authorized the publication of notice of the official public hearings set to take place next month. They’re a required step, in order for the school corporation to secure financing for the project.Continue reading
Local residents have a couple chances to learn about Knox Community Schools’ proposed building project this month. Public input sessions will be held on Tuesday, April 9 and Monday, April 22.Continue reading
The fifth annual Knox Elementary School Block Party will be held this Thursday!
It will be held from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the KCES Gymnasium and this year’s theme is “We’re Building up Some Fun.”Continue reading
The Knox Community School Corporation will be training its bus drivers this week on how to spot child abuse and homelessness.Continue reading
Knox School officials are beginning to see some success with updated drop-off and pickup procedures. Previously, cars had been lining up on local roads around the elementary and middle schools. Knox City Police have asked elementary school parents not to arrive to pick up students before 2:20 p.m. Officers say any cars standing on Culver Road will be issued a ticket.Continue reading
More personnel changes will be up for approval during tonight’s Knox School Board meeting.Continue reading
Several parents of students in the Knox Elementary and Knox Middle School joined their students in learning tools on how to advocate for themselves.Continue reading
A new student pickup procedure is proving to be successful for Knox Elementary School. Principal Michelle Tarnow told the school board last week that the new system is working “beautifully.” She said that on a typical day, the school is able to handle about 100 cars in roughly 14 minutes.
Knox Elementary School is rolling out a new student pickup procedure. Principal Michelle Tarnow recently told the school board that the goal is to make the process more efficient and convenient, but above all, safer.
The Knox Community School Corporation has entered into another agreement for mental health services. Last month, the school board approved a one-year contract with Porter-Starke Services for the elementary and middle schools, with the understanding it could be expanded to the high school in the future. But during this week’s meeting, board members approved a contract with the Bowen Center for services at the high school.
Knox Elementary and Middle School students will soon be able to get increased mental health care, thanks to a new agreement with Porter-Starke Services. Porter-Starke President and CEO Matthew Burden discussed the new program with the Knox School Board Tuesday.
Some brand new playground equipment will be waiting for Knox Elementary School students when they return to class this August.
Back in March, the elementary school was awarded approximately $40,000 through the Lowe’s Operation Playground grant. The grant money was put toward new equipment and additional funds raised by the Lil’ Redskins Fan Club covered the cost of installation and mulch. Continue reading