Members of the Touchet School District board are Jody Kromm, Cathy Schaeffer, Mandy Thompson, Michael McCubbins and Darren Goble. With Goble absent Thursday, the board:
REPORTS: Heard superintendent’s report, including information about filing dates for school board positions. Three board positions will be up for election in the fall. Principal Tinder reported that the school will host an assembly about drinking and driving on May 17 from 9-10:30 a.m.
ACTION: Approved amended policies on substance abuse and graduation requirements, approved school field trips, 2013-14 school calendar and ASB fundraisers.
STAFF REDUCTIONS: Following executive session, authorized Superintendent Bell to make staff reductions for the 2013-14 school year due to decreased enrollment. Reductions will depend on the state legislature’s budget, which has not been finalized yet.