Evergreen Local School Board Approves Purchases For 2016-17

By: Bill O’Connell
THE VILLAGE REPORTER

The Evergreen Local Board of Education met in regular session Monday, June 20, 2016. There were 6 visitors and guests present.

Under correspondence, Superintendent Wyse shared that the League of Women Voters is providing each Board Member with a Lucas County Directory of Public Officials. Mr. Wyse also read a letter from Sheriff Roy Miller that commended Mr. Whitehead and Carrie Brown for providing a school bus and assisting the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department in bringing Safety City to area children.

Brad Morrison, Representative from Maumee Bay Turf Center, presented on replacing the football field with synthetic turf to change it into a multi-use field that supports football, soccer and marching band practice. The good topsoil removed from the current field would be used to refurbish various practice fields.

Authorized membership in the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) for the Evergreen High School and Evergreen Middle School 2016 – 2017 school year.

The Board agrees to conduct their athletic programs in accordance with the Constitution, Bylaws, Regulations, Interpretations and decisions of the OHSAA.

Accepted an Educational Agreement with the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention, Training, and Rehabilitation Center for educational purposes for students during any period of detention, at a cost of $38.00 per day of instruction (week days) effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The cost, $38 per day of instruction, is the same as last year.

Adopted a resolution to implement a Career-Technical Expansion (CTE) program for students enrolled in grade seven, beginning with the 2016 – 2017 school year, and waived the requirements to implement a CTE program for students in grade eight. The waiver of requirements for the eighth grade CTE programming is for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

Authorized the purchase of a new K – 12 science program (National Geographic curriculum for Grades K – 2; Houghton Mifflin curriculum for Grades 3 – 8; and Pearson curriculum for Grades 9 – 12). The new program, at an approximate cost of $113,000, better aligns with Ohio’s Learning Standards in science and includes new textbooks, web-based software, and hands-on science equipment.

Set the following breakfast and lunch prices for the 2016 – 2017 school year (no change in prices from the past two school years).

Set substitute teacher pay at $90 per day ($50 per ½ day), effective August 1, 2016. On the eleventh consecutive day subbing for the same teacher, the pay will be $100 per day with the substitute teacher being paid on the EEA salary schedule at BA – 0 on the 31st consecutive day when subbing for the same teacher.

The Next Regular Board Meeting will be held on July 18, 2016 at 7 PM in the Loren Pennington Learning Center.

Bill O’Connell may be reached at
publisher@thevillagereporter.com

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