Meeting: North Spencer Schools

North Spencer School Board met Monday and:

• Held a work session to discuss the 2019 budget.

• Approved the resignation of former German teacher Elizabeth Gramelspacher at Heritage Hills High School.

• Approved hiring language arts teacher Tamara Guillerman at Heritage Hills Middle School; German teacher Katelyn Gehlhausen at the high school; Cassie Nellis as a temporary teacher at Nancy Hanks Elementary School; Kristin Wendell as a maternity leave teacher at Lincoln Trail Elementary School; cafeteria assistants Linda Cohoon, Marlene Keonig and Harmonie Wargel at the high school; and Whitney Brown as freshmen volleyball coach at the high school.

• Approved the 2018-19 high school student handbook.

• Approved two additions to the high school curriculum guide: putting Project Lead the Way engineering and design development on the weighted class list and a stipulation that students must take the Advanced Placement exam to receive the weighted grade points for advanced placement classes.

• Held a budget hearing for the 2019 budget.

• Approved a resolution to establish the 2019 operations fund and a resolution to establish an education fund. The new funds must be created due to new funding structures from the state.

• Approved a request for asset disposal from Nancy Hanks Elementary.

• Approved three special needs students from the middle school to attend a community-based learning experience at Dollar General in Dale in August and a community-based learning experience at Ruler Foods in Jasper in September.

• Approved the North Spencer Soccer Association to use the blue gym at the middle school for coaches training from 5 to 8 p.m. CDT on Sunday, Aug. 19.

• Approved the Buffalo Trace Council to use the gym or cafeteria at each of the elementary schools for Cub Scout sign-ups from 6 to 8 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

• Heard that the meet and greet for the board and new corporation employees will be held at 5:30 p.m. CDT on Monday, Aug. 27, before the board meeting at the corporation office, 3720 E. State Road 162, Lincoln City.

• Heard that 37 teachers attended a technology conference on Aug. 7 for professional development.

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