Sparta CUSD board approves overnight trips
The Sparta Community Unit School District #140 Board of Education met Sept. 15 to approve overnight trips.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
"School board members elected or appointed to their seat after June 13, 2011 complete within the first year of their term a minimum of four hours of professional development leadership training covering topics in education and labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities of a board member. School board meetings are the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m."
MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF
SPARTA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT #140 RANDOLPH COUNTY, ILLINOIS, HELD AT DISTRICT OFFICE IN SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT AT 1:30 P.M.
ON THE 15th DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2016
The special meeting was called to order at 1:30 p.m. by President Terry Waldron and upon the roll being called, Terry Waldron and the following members of the Board of Education answered present: Howard Gallois, Kevin Holliday, Mark North and Corey Rheinecker. Absent: Mekalia Cooper and Kenneth Kempfer. Others present were Superintendent Larry Beattie, Ed.D., Recording Secretary Tina Witherby, Principal Amy Price and members of the faculty.
Sparta Lincoln School Kindergarten teachers, Laura French, Kasey Jones and Kim Schenk, spoke with the Board of Education about the number of students in their rooms this school year. They requested an additional teacher instead of an additional para-professional.
Mr. Kenneth Kempfer entered the meeting at 1:39 p.m.
The budget was discussed. A full-time teacher would cost approximately $50,000.
Boundary lines were discussed. There may be kindergarten students who should attend at Evansville Attendance Center. Parents will be called to find out if they want to change schools.
Kevin Holliday moved, Howard Gallois seconded to approve the overnight trips for the Sparta High School Golf Team for boys’ sectionals to Robinson and Bloomington, Illinois, and for girls’ sectionals to Effingham and Peoria, Illinois. (Dates have not been set yet.) Roll call vote. Yeas: Gallois, Holliday, Kempfer, North, Rheinecker and Waldron. Nays: none. Motion carried.
Kevin Holliday moved, Howard Gallois seconded to adjourn the meeting at 2:29 p.m. Motion carried by acclamation.
OCTOBER 13, 2016 ___ PRES. APPROVED
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