Meeting: Greater Jasper Schools

The Greater Jasper School Board met Monday and:

• Approved two Eagle Scout projects, one involving building a bench at the Ireland Elementary School playground and one involving flagpole landscaping at the Jasper High School soccer fields.

• Approved the additional appropriation of $2 million into the corporation’s education fund.

• Approved additional compensation for Nick Eckert, who will provide an online health class for JHS students in addition to teaching full-time.

• Granted permission to Ireland Elementary to construct an outdoor learning space.

• Declared old computer equipment as surplus.

• Granted permission to fill any remaining positions within the corporation to make a full staff by the start of the school year. These hirings will be officially approved by the board at the August meeting, after the school year begins.

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