Members of the Touchet School Board are Sandra Bradley, Robert Schaeffer, Mandy Thompson, Michael McCubbins and Darren Goble. With all present Thursday the board:

  • PUBLIC HEARINGS: Following public hearings for adoption of ASB budget extension and the 2011-2012 budget. Unanimous for both.

  • PERSONNEL: Approved teaching contract with Mary Hansen as half-time Spanish teacher, April Miller as high school volleyball coach and Tex Prewitt, half-time counselor. Unanimous. Also learned a secondary English position will be open in-house before being advertised.

  • ENROLLMENT: Learned fall enrollment is anticipated to be 276 students.

  • TRANSPORTATION: Learned the district passed the State Patrol inspection of buses "with flying colors."

  • LUNCH: Learned school lunch prices will not be changed.

  • SPORTS WAIVER: Decided more exploration is needed of a proposal for the district to apply for 2B classification with a waiver for football to remain at 8-man B status.

  • NEXT MEETING: The next regular board meeting is Aug. 25.


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