The West Central School Board took action last week to pay support staff while regular classes are canceled. Superintendent Dan Zylstra says employees will be paid their regular amounts during the emergency school closure, which will last until at least May 1.Continue reading
The staff members at the West Central School Corporation are looking into textbook rental fees for the 2020-2021 school year.Continue reading
West Central administrators will be meeting today to discuss strategies concerning the coronavirus.Continue reading
Enrollment numbers dropped at the West Central School Corporation on the second student count day of the school year.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members held a lengthy discussion last week on how to incorporate Chromebook fees into textbook fees in an upcoming school year.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members considered an amendment to the corporation’s policy concerning CDL testing.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members continued a discussion last week on allowing homeschooled students to participate in athletics at the corporation.Continue reading
More research will be conducted into a potential move of the sixth grade from the West Central Middle/High School back to the Elementary School.Continue reading
The West Central School Board adopted an updated naloxone policy Thursday night.Continue reading
Homeschooled students could help increase participation numbers in athletics at the West Central School Corporation. That topic was explored, in brief, by the school board members last week.Continue reading
Digital technology has the potential to change agriculture, and on Tuesday, area farmers had the chance to learn how they can be on the cutting edge. The Wabash Heartland Innovation Network discussed the “internet of things” and its impact, during an event hosted in cooperation with the West Central School Corporation.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members reviewed a proposed Naloxone policy during their board meeting Thursday night.Continue reading
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 presented.
The board also unanimously approved the renewal of computer licenses as listed in the requisitions list.
The building principals at the West Central School Corporation presented the school improvement plans to the school board last week.Continue reading
Two companies submitted bids for consideration for the proposed safety project at the West Central School Corporation.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members took action last week to purchase two new buses, according to Superintendent Dan Zylstra.Continue reading
An intersection near the West Central School Corporation will undergo a safety upgrade.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members took action last week to appoint a new corporation treasurer.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members were intrigued with the success teachers are having with a new piece of technology purchased for the corporation earlier this year, according to Superintendent Dan Zylstra.Continue reading
When the West Central School Board discussed and approved the proposed teacher contract for 2019-2020 Superintendent Dan Zylstra noted that the Teacher’s Union President presented information on a program for students in need.Continue reading