to improve education for their students are paying off at Jac-Cen-Del
schools. The elementary school met their Annual Yearly Progress
(AYP) and is no longer a school on watch Superintendent Bill
Narwold reported at the regular school board meeting on Wednesday,
October 19. Narwold also reported that the entire corporation
met AYP as well.
The board approved to place the settlement funds for a bus damaged
in a recent accident into the general fund. According to Narwold,
the bus will not be replaced due to the bus replacement schedule,
which purchases a bus every two years, and already has a bus
The corporation is considering the purchase of another vehicle
to be used for conferences, home visits or as an additional
vehicle during long field trips.
In personnel, the transfer of Dorthy Huskey from bus driver
to instructional aide was unanimously approved; the employment
of Debbie Roberts as bus driver was approved 3-0-1, Bill Roberts
abstaining; and the employment of Amy Burton as full time instructional
aide was unanimously approved.
The board approved the acceptance of $500 from the Osgood Kiwanis
Club to make a bench in honor of Donn Snedaker and Judy Hall.
The bench will be designed by elementary art teacher Stacy Gray
and should be completed by the end of the school year.
All board members were in attendance. The next meeting will
be held on Wednesday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the elementary