Members of the Waitsburg School Board are Ross Hamann, Marilyn Johnson, Terry Jacoy, Randy Pearson and Greg Zuger. With all present Wednesday the board:

  • BUDGET: Learned the district continues to maintain a strong reserve.
  • AUDIT: Learned state and federal audit showed the district in compliance with rules and regulations.
  • ONLINE LEARNING: Heard a report on a proposed consortium with ESD 123 to provide online courses to students in the district, in addition to what is offered in the classroom.
  • WRESTLING: Approved adding wresting to W-P winter sports calendar, with consideration given to travel required. Surveys indicate 30 students not now involved in winter sports in Waitsburg and Prescott schools would participate in wrestling. Unanimous.
  • RESOLUTIONS: Approved a resolution to request a waiver from the minimum 180 day school year to a 178-day year. Also approved a resolution delegating authority to Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association. Unanimous for both.
  • CALENDAR: Approved the calendar for 2011-2012. The first day of school will be Sept. 6, and the last day June 13, 2012. The calendar provides for a 2-week Christmas break and one week in April for spring break. Unanimous.


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