The West Central School Board members considered the
purchase of new doors at the elementary school.
Superintendent Dan Zylstra said the purchase is over
$200,000, but a Secured School Safety grant award in the amount of $100,000
will be used toward the claim.
He stated in a previous meeting that the classroom doors are
original to the building. Some doors
will be keyed differently to secure different parts of the building and the grant
funds will also help with that cost.
The school board unanimously approved the requisition as
The board also unanimously approved the renewal of computer
licenses as listed in the requisitions list.
The Culver School Board got an update Monday on some of the projects being undertaken with the proceeds from the corporation’s recent bond refunding. It gave the corporation just under a million dollars to be used on capital projects. Continue reading →
The Culver School Board got some more details about how recently-awarded grant funds will be spent. The school corporation was awarded a Secured School Safety matching grant for $23,761 from the state. Continue reading →
The Culver Community Schools Corporation will present its new strategic plan to the school board tonight. School officials are also expected to discuss the preliminary ISTEP scores released by the State Department of Education. Continue reading →
School corporation officials are now able to apply for Secured School Safety Grants.
This is the second opportunity to apply for matching grant money to help employ a resource officer, conduct a threat assessment, and/or purchase equipment to restrict access to the school or expedite the notification of first responders.
The West Central School Board members received word last week that the school corporation was the recipient of a Secured School Safety grant.
Superintendent Charles Mellon commented that Safety Director Chuck Evans worked hard to make sure the grant was completed properly and on time to be considered for this grant. The grant, totaling just over $26,000, will be used to upgrade security in the entryways to all of the schools.