The Knox School Board finalized the latest round of policy updates last week, according to Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart. “We had NEOLA policies from the previous meeting that we did, and the board approved all those policies without any comment,” he says.Continue reading
A few policies related to student health are among those set to get an update at Knox Community Schools. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart presented a number of recommendations from policy consultant NEOLA.Continue reading
The Knox School Board will consider the retirement of Athletic Director Phil Owens tonight. He plans to retire at the end of the month, according to the advance meeting agenda.Continue reading
The offering of a computer science course is now officially part of the Oregon-Davis School Corporation’s policies. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the school board approved a pair of updates Monday, that had been recommended by policy consultant NEOLA.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
The Knox Community School Corporation may soon be updating some of its disciplinary policies for school staff, as well as the public. On January 15, the school board is expected to vote on a number of policy updates recommended by policy consultant NEOLA.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.
North Judson San Pierre School Board approved two different resolutions when they met last Tuesday.
With one resolution, Treasurer Guy Richie was given the authority to pay claims and make necessary transfers so he can tend to any year-end financial obligations that may come up prior to the board’s next meeting in January. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation has updated its policies on bullying, dyslexia screening, and administrative leave, among others. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the school board approved a number of policies recommended by policy consultant NEOLA, during Monday’s meeting.
The Knox School Board will resume its discussion about hiring a school resource officer tonight. School officials have been working with the City of Knox on a potential funding agreement. Continue reading
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 North Judson-San Pierre School Board held the first reading over a new set of NEOLA policies when they met last Tuesday.
Superintendent Annette Zupin mentioned that the majority of the revisions had to do with changing outdated language.
She said some wording had to be adjusted to include information about designated diplomas, heat-related medical training for coaches and metal detectors. They also had to insert the terms Operations Fund and Educational fund in the place of former accounts. Continue reading
Groups using Knox school facilities would officially be banned from holding events with alcohol or betting, under a policy proposal presented to the school board last month. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart said that would mean that outside organizations wouldn’t be allowed to hold bingo events at school facilities, but raffles held by school groups could continue, since they wouldn’t fall under this policy. It’s one of several policy updates recommended by policy consultant NEOLA.
A couple student organizations at Oregon-Davis Junior/Senior High School got a financial boost this week. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the school board accepted a donation from the Oregon-Davis Young Farmers organization. “That donation was $700 to the Oregon-Davis Junior/Senior High School FFA and another $700 to the Oregon-Davis Junior/Senior High School National Honor Society,” Harman says.
The Knox School Board will consider the addition of a school resource officer tonight. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart and Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin have been discussing the idea for the past few months. Continue reading
Policies regarding suicide prevention, school attendance, and the distribution of Teacher Appreciation Grants were among those updated by the Knox School Board last week. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart explained last month that the student suicide awareness and prevention policy seeks to raise awareness among teachers and students.