Meeting: North Spencer Schools

The North Spencer School Board met Monday and:

• Saw a presentation from Heritage Hills High School Assistant Principal Jeff Cochren and Athletic Trainer Jessica Knies about the high school athletic trainer program.

• Accepted the resignation of special education teacher Candy Wilkerson at the high school.

• Approved the following appointments: athletic trainer Jessica Knies and head dance coach Kara Greenwood at the high school; elementary school teacher Jade Winchell at Nancy Hanks Elementary; elementary teacher Jessica Kincaid at David Turnham Education Center; elementary and special education teacher Kassidy Mundy at Lincoln Trail Elementary and the high school; and health clinic aide Amber Taylor for the corporation.

• Approved a bid from Perfection Heating and Air of Evansville for the HVAC projects at Nancy Hanks and Lincoln Trail for $611,468.

• Approved transferring $100,000 from the education fund to the operations fund. This is a monthly action.

• Approved the 2020-21 high school and middle school student handbooks.

• Approved an athletic trainer services agreement with Norris, Blessinger and Woebkenberg Orthopaedics and Spine of Jasper.

• Approved requesting bids for food products, paper goods and chemicals for the 2020-21 school year.

• Approved 2020-21 meal prices. Elementary breakfast will be $1.55 and elementary lunch will be $2.10. Middle school and high school breakfast will be $1.85 and lunch will be $2.35. Adult breakfasts will be $2.45 and adult lunches will be $3.35.

• Approved summer athletic programs, contingent on COVID-19 guidelines from the State of Indiana.

• Heard a report on end-of-year activities for each school.

• Heard that school facilities are to remain closed to the public until June 30 by order of Gov. Eric Holcomb.

• Thanked Michael Edwardsa and Jennifer Kunkler for a $500 donation toward the school’s food program for students in need during the school closures. The school has provided 27,000 meals to North Spencer students since March 16.




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