In the minutes - DAYTON SCHOOL BOARD

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Members of the Dayton School Board are Steve Martin, Marchand Hovrud, Tamara Fritze, Joe Huether and David Bailey. With all present Wednesday the board:

  • DC TRIP: Heard a report by teacher Mary Pryor on trip to Washington, D.C. in 2011.

  • RACE TO THE TOP: Heard report on federal Race to the Top competitive grant.

  • LEVY: Update on what levy committee has been doing for Feb. 9 levy.

  • COACHES: Discussing hiring guidelines for head coach openings for track and football.

  • SUMMER PROGRAM: Discussed Columbia Cares Summer Program to be held in Dayton district facilities.

  • ENERGY GRANT: Discussed options for funding $158,000 in local matching funds in order to receive the $250,000 OSPI energy grant.

  • SPECIAL EDUCATION: Reviewed program, and discussed ways to approach increased enrollment in special education.

  • STUDY SURVEY: Reviewed facilities study and how it ties with energy grant program.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL: Discussed middle school spring sports, and associated costs, opportunities to participate. No current decision made.

  • PERSONNEL: Approved hiring Jeff McCann as Title/LAP teacher, and John Donnelly, middle school girls assistant basketball coach. Also approved Nyssa Zanger as middle school girls basketball volunteer. Unanimous.

  • DONATIONS: Accepted $250 donation for Youth amp; Government, and $250 for Class of 2012 from Kiwanis. Unanimous.

  • FUNDING: Approved resolution to allow superintendent to seek funding options to offset state energy grant. Unanimous.

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