Oregon-Davis School Board Accepts Donations for Lunch Accounts, Music Department

The Oregon-Davis School Board accepted more than $2,100 in donations last week. A large chunk of that was for student lunch accounts, including $500 from VFW Post #748, $400 from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department, and $250 from an anonymous donor. The Knox Masonic Lodge donated $665 for the schools’ music department, and Farm Fertilizers provided more than $200 for the Oregon-Davis FFA chapter.

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Oregon-Davis School Board Moving Ahead with Switching to All At-Large Seats

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The Oregon-Davis School Board continues moving forward with the process of doing away with board member districts. Back in October, board members passed a resolution to make the change in the board’s organizational plan. On Monday, they approved another resolution as the next step, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.

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Oregon-Davis School Board Renews Agreement with Medicaid Reimbursement Company

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The Oregon-Davis School Corporation will continue to get some help when it comes to seeking Medicaid reimbursements. Last week, the school board voted to renew the corporation’s agreement with Go Solutions Group for 2020, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman. He says there won’t be any major changes to the cost next year.

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Oregon-Davis Teachers Voice Concern with Proposed Contract, Despite Raises

Oregon-Davis teachers would see their first pay raises in over a decade under the proposed 2019-2020 teacher contract, but not all teachers are happy with it. The tentative agreement would raise the starting salary for new teachers and offer veteran teachers a retirement incentive. But during a public hearing on the contract Monday, Teacher Elisabeth Cooper argued that it should have focused more on teachers in the middle.

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Oregon-Davis to Hold Hearing on Proposed Teacher Contract Tonight

Members of the public will have the chance to weigh in on the Oregon-Davis School Corporation’s proposed teacher contract tonight. It calls for most teachers to get a raise of $1,100 to their base salaries. If approved, the new starting pay level would be $32,000, with a maximum salary of almost $54,000. The proposal also includes a retirement incentive for teachers with at least 15 years of service and at least 57 years of age.

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