Board members are Preston Winn, Duane Smalley, Trenda Nichols, Scott Rogers, Rod Bonifer, Josh Henningsen and Eric Quaempts. With all present Monday, the board:
HIRES: Approved hiring Janet Herbes as Weston Middle School track coach and extra-duty contracts for 2013-14. Unanimous.
SOCCER: Renewed cooperative with McLoughlin High School in Milton-Freewater for girls soccer through 2013-15. Unanimous.
DONATIONS: Accepted $600 Watt’s Fund for Weston Middle School library Brett’s Books program; grant from Oregon Community Foundation Eastern Oregon Regional Action Initiative for $4,057 for the freshman Success 101 class; 2013 AWERE grants for $75,000 for track project; $4,993 for middle school computer updates; and $4,035 for high school land lab restoration. Unanimous.
BUS: Approved purchase of bus for trade-in of bus No. 6 and raised activity driver hourly pay to $10 starting July 1. Unanimous.