The Community R-VI School Board recognized several staff members with certificates for their years of service during its meeting held last Wednesday.
The following staff members were recognized: Sandy Gastler (25 years); Pam Hollowood (20 years); Carylle Folta (15 years); Missy Carter (15 years); Mary Thomas (10 years); Nicole Poindexter (10 years); Bob Curtis (10 years); Karla Hilderman (10 years); Jennifer Gilman (5 years); and Tyler Kobush (5 years)
The drafted meeting minutes show the board approved the agenda, consent items, a payment of May bills.
Mary Thomas presented information on Parents as Teachers.
Bethany Curtis did a presentation on Interactive Notebooks and Meaningful Vocabulary.
Emma Jaccarino gave an update on technology in the District.
Board member Scott Sims commented that administration, teachers, and support staff have done a wonderful job this year.
The board voted to declare Bus No. 1 as surplus property and put it out for bid with the right to refuse any bids.
The board voted to amend the 2014-2015 Budget as recommended.
Community R-VI Superintendent Cheryl Mack discussed the 2015-2016 preliminary budget.
The board voted to adopt the 2015-2016 salary schedule.
Superintendent Mack gave an update on transportation and the transportation maintenance. She shared an OPAA! Food Service Management letter as well as presenting a budget and legislative update.
Community R-VI Elementary Principal Tammy Angel said the April attendance was at 96.34%. She shared that there are 94 elementary students enrolled in summer school at this time. Principal Angel has three exciting field trips planned for summer school students as well as many fun activities during the day. She also wanted to thank Mrs. Jaccarino, Mrs. Gilman, Mrs. Chism, and Mrs. Dubbert for the online testing running so smoothly during the end of the year.
Community R-VI Secondary Principal Bob Curtis shared that the Secondary attendance for April was at 94.4%.
He shared summer school offerings for middle and high school were Crafts and Clay, Jr. High Guitar, Lights-Camera-Action!, History of Sport Section, Science in our Community, Project Based History Class as well as Credit Recovery.
Principal Curtis also shared Megan Schmeling’s artwork that earned third place in the Congressional Art Competition. The board voted to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m.