Meeting: North Spencer Schools

The North Spencer School Board met Monday and:

• Approved the following resignations: part-time music teacher Anissa Bradley at Lincoln Trail and Nancy Hanks elementary schools; custodian Mariah DeWitt at Chrisney Elementary; instructional assistant Sarah Farrar-Haas at Heritage Hills Middle School; and math academic team coach Sheila Wahl and custodian Melissa Petry at Heritage Hills High School.

• Approved the following appointments: part-time music teacher Eric Stewart at Lincoln Trail and Nancy Hanks; after school assistant Lauren Sanders at Chrisney Elementary; temporary teacher Breigh Haase at Nancy Hanks; math academic team coach Corey Mauch and custodian Dezeray Mills at the high school.

• Approved an underwriter/placement agent engagement agreement with Jim Elizondo of STIFEL Public Finance of Fort Wayne. The agreement is required by state law and allows the school corporation to seek consulting from a financial adviser on financial opportunities that will be available in the 2022-23 school year through the school’s debt service fund.

• Approved the following field trips: high school choir students to the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra performance at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Lincoln City; the high school marching band to several competitions; the middle school Natural Helpers and Peer Helping Program to training at Redemption Christian Church in Jasper; middle school life skills students to community-based learning at Ruler Foods in Jasper, Pumpkins and More in Santa Claus, Fusion Gym in Tell City and Santa’s Candy Castle in Santa Claus; 12 Chrisney Elementary students to the University of Southern Indiana dental clinic in Evansville; David Turnham Education Center fifth- and fourth-graders to Angel Mounds Native American Days in Newburgh; David Turnham second-graders to Lincoln State Park and the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City; high school engineering students to a competition at Vincennes University Jasper Campus; David Turnham first-graders to Huber’s Orchard in Starlight; and Chrisney Elementary fourth-graders to Education Day with the Evansville Thunderbolts at the Ford Center in Evansville.

• Approved the following facilities use requests: the North Spencer sixth grade basketball team to use the Nancy Hanks gym for practices in September; the high school Future Farmers of America students to use the high school auditorium, cafeteria and commons for the District 10 kickoff meeting; and Triple Threat Softball to use the high school athletic training facility.

• Heard that the FFA crop scouting team placed fifth in the Midwest in a competition.

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