Meeting: North Spencer Schools

North Spencer School Board met Monday and:

• Held a meet-and-greet with new school personnel.

• Held a public hearing on the 2019 bus replacement and capital projects budgets. There were no public comments.

• Held a hearing on additional appropriation for 2018 general obligation bonds and projects. There were no public comments.

• Approved the resignations of after school assistant Aubrey Ruxer at Nancy Hanks Elementary; and custodian Christine Carl and head girls tennis coach Ray Kaetzel at Heritage Hills High School.

• Approved hiring after school assistant Jayden Reyes at Chrisney Elementary; before school assistant Kaytie Cooley and after school assistant Sami Ibilal at Nancy Hanks; and custodian Kenneth Chumley at the high school.

• Approved an additional appropriation resolution for 2018 general obligation bonds and projects.

• Approved appointing new board member Lahna Mulzer to fill the seat vacated by the late Elaine Daubenspeck.

• Approved board members Clint Coleman, Annie Oxley and David Waninger to serve on the board’s bargaining committee for the 2018-19 school year.

• Approved board members Don Detzer, Lori Gogel, Brian Gehlhausen and Lahna Mulzer to serve on the calendar committee for the 2018-19 school year.

• Accepted food service bid contracts for the 2018-19 school year.

• Approved the high school FFA group to attend the national convention in October, the district-level livestock judging in April 2019 and the forestry event in December; high school publication students to meet designers from Vincennes University; and Heritage Hills Middle School eighth-graders to travel to Washington, D.C., for the annual trip in October.

• Approved middle school teacher Miranda Mundy and Dawn Mix to attend the I AM Performance Level Descriptors conference in Indianapolis in September.

• Approved the boys Junior Patriot basketball program to use the middle school foyer for sign-ups from 5:30 to 7 p.m. CDT Sept. 16 and 18.

• Heard that the high school agronomy team 1 placed first at the Purdue University crop scouting contest held Aug. 21. The team advanced to the regional competition held Monday in Nebraska.

• Heard that the Sept. 10 board meeting has been canceled so board members and Superintendent Dan Scherry can attend the Indiana School Board Association conference in Indianapolis.

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