FL board reviews state report cards

By Patricia Ann Speelman - pspeelman@sidneydailynews.com

FORT LORAMIE — Members of the Fort Loramie Board of Education reviewed the district’s state report card and compared it with those of area districts during their regular meeting, Sept. 18.

Elementary Principal Scott Rodeheffer reported that the school’s achievement component grade was a B, its progress component grade was a B and its gap closing component grade was a B.

Junior/senior high school Principal Kreg Hollenbacher reported on the seventh-grade agricultural students’ robot-coding project. He also listed the students who were named to the All-SCAL golf team for 2017.

In business action, the board:

• Approved a $55,356 payment to Shinn Bros. Inc. for mobilization and excavation of drains and sewers in the parking lot construction.

• Adopted annual appropriations for 2018.

• Accepted a $761.55 donation by Chipotle to support the track team.

• Approved a lease agreement with Cheer Barn for use of its property for cheerleading practice.

• Approved the use of school buses by St. Michaels’ Youth Ministry and Church for trips to World Youth Day at New Bremen School, Oct. 18, and to maria Stein Relic Chapel, Sept. 27.

• Accepted resignations of Danyel Spillers as treasurer effective Dec. 31, 2017; and of Abby Lightle as Science Olympiad coach, Jaime Quatman as musical director and Kyle Knapke as musical assistant, all effective immediately.

• Hired Kyle Knapke as play assistant, Abby Lightle as Science Olympiad coach, Jaime Quatman as play director, Nichole Koons and Margret Pleiman as substitute school bus and van drivers and cafeteria workers, Mike Ballas as Science Olympiad coach, Jeff Sanders as varsity baseball coach and five substitute teachers and approved a change in salary schedule of Kyle Knapke.

• Approved student attendance at the national FFA convention in Indianapolis, Oct. 25-27.

By Patricia Ann Speelman


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