Meeting: North Spencer Schools

The North Spencer School Board met Monday, Dec. 9, and:

• Approved the resignation of cafeteria assistant Kami Gogel at Heritage Hills High School.

• Appointed special education instruction assistant Kim Nelson at Nancy Hanks Elementary.

• Approved a resolution for an additional appropriation in the debt service fund to make payments that are due in January prior to January board meetings.

• Approved the 2020 wage and benefit schedule for non-certified personnel.

• Approved a bid from Perfection HVAC of Evansville for $739,500 to complete work on pool and rooftop HVAC work at the high school.

• Heard a presentation on how STEAM — science, technology, engineering, art and math — is integrated into classrooms throughout North Spencer schools.

• Reviewed the North Spencer Technology Acceptable Use Policy.

• Approved installing a garbage disposal at Nancy Hanks Elementary from Jarvis Food Equipment of Evansville for $1,109.

• Approved asset disposal of obsolete kitchen equipment from Lincoln Trail Elementary.

• Approved making necessary fund transfers and encumbrances to close the 2019 budget.

• Approved the following field trips: the Chrisney Elementary Student Council to a community service project at the Boonville Walmart; and the Chrisney first-graders to STEM activities at the Chrisney 4-H Center.

• Approved the following facilities use requests: head girls basketball coach Kim Brown to use the Blue Gym at the high school on Sundays through January 2020; and the YMCA to use the pool for water aerobics and open swimming on Wednesdays through March 18.

• Heard positive feedback from the Lilly Endowment on the corporation’s implementation of the Comprehensive Counseling Initiative grant.

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