to a lot of work and funds received from the sale of
the old Junior High School the Treasures report was
a welcome item on last nights School Board Agenda. Except
for the usual fact that the State was slow in getting
Transportation funds paid to the district all the cash
accounts were in positive shape.
During the Superintendent's report Superintendent Melanie
Allyn talked about two teachers from the district, Jackie
Blumer and Sue Stone, who received special recognition
at the Illinois Education Association Annual Awards
Banquet in Highland Tuesday night.
High School Principal Kevin Cochrane told the board
about the successful band trip to Florida.
In open session the board seemed relieved to hear that
repairs to the High School Air Conditioning system according
to the Building and Grounds Committee could be done
for much less than the original 100,000-dollar estimate.
Mrs. Allyn said the entire job could be done for around
22,000 to 23,000 thousand, and the board authorized
up to 30 thousand for the repairs.
Mrs. Allyn also reported on the start of curriculum
review in the district.
Board went into executive session to talk about, among
other things, dismissal of an employee or officer and