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October 2, 2018

Posted Date: 10/02/2018



Superintendent Update


Our regular monthly board meeting was held yesterday evening.  The following is a summary of the meeting.


6:00 p.m.  Annual Report to the Public


Mr. Pipkins and the Principals presented this report. Copies will be available on our website.


6:30 p.m.  Board Meeting


  1. Call to Order
  2. Visitors
    1. Student Awards

Several students and two teachers were recognized by the Board.

  1. Consensual Items of the minutes and financial report were approved.
  2. Business Items
    1. Expenses > $10,000 were approved as follows - White River Services for network upgrades (ERate Grant) $15,828.37; Johnson Control Fire Protection for elementary fire system replacement, $17,097.50.
    2. Student Transfers for two students from Conway being Amanda Leigh age 8 and Catherine Leigh age 5 were approved.
    3. Millage Extension Update

TJ Slough and I met with the architect last week.Work on the estimated costs of new football facilities were explored.Costs are being established for upgrading the track, synthetic turf and seeing what amount would be left for the field house and parking.This is all dependent on a millage extension voted on by our community.This work is to continue with an update provided for the next meeting.

  1. Access Roads Update

Discussion and investigation continues on finding a right of way for a new access road to the MS/HS campuses.

  1. Employment
    1. Employment/Resignations

Mrs. Mooney was employed as a classroom teacher and will be teaching HS math.

  1. Superintendent Evaluation

There was an executive session and the meeting resumed with no action taken.

  1. Discipline Hearings

There were two student discipline hearings.These were conducted at the start of the meeting as the parents were present at that time.The two students that were recommended for expulsion were expelled for the remainder of the semester.

  1. Adjournment



Have a great day.


John Gray