Three recently-reelected Knox School Board members were sworn in for another term Tuesday.Continue reading
The Knox School Board will consider the termination of Corporation Treasurer Dawn Bailey tonight. She had been serving as treasurer and business manager since April of last year, following the retirement of Sherry Fort.Continue reading
Knox school officials will be better equipped to respond to off-site emergencies, thanks to some recent donations from Starke Hospital. Last week, the school board accepted a $500 donation for the purchase of emergency bags.Continue reading
Knox students who’ve fallen behind in their lunch payments have had their debt wiped away, thanks to the generosity of the local community. Corporation Treasurer Dawn Bailey told the Knox School Board last week that an anonymous donor gave $800 to cover any negative lunch account balances.
The move of the Knox fifth grade class to the middle school is underway. Continue reading
The Knox school bus fleet is getting a major upgrade. Last week, the school board approved the purchase of five vehicles, totaling just under $400,000. Those include two 78-passenger Bluebird buses for just under $188,000, and a 48-passenger Bluebird handicap bus for nearly $101,000. Knox schools will also be getting two 14-passenger Starcraft minibuses for a total of just over $110,000.
The Knox Community School Corporation may be able to purchase an extra bus, thanks to some leftover funds. Treasurer Sherry Fort told the school board last week that the corporation’s Bus Replacement Fund has built up a significant cash reserve over the years, but this year’s budget only gives them permission to spend $325,000.
The Knox School Board has decided to change its meeting schedule starting next month. From February on, regular meetings will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the corporation’s administrative office. Continue reading
A local school corporation will soon be looking for a new superintendent. Continue reading