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Halifax County school board meets tonight / November 12, 2018
The Halifax County School Board will convene in regular monthly session tonight at the Mary Bethune Complex for a meeting that is expected to focus on next year’s school calendar and the dual enrollment program.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Bethune Complex.

Superintendent of Schools Mark Lineburg is slated to give a report on dual enrollment, while director of secondary education Lisa Long will present the report by the school calendar committee.

Tonight’s agenda also includes citizen comments by Sandra Scott, Myra Brandon and members of the Halifax Education Association, speaking about American Education Week.

The meeting will cast a spotlight on Meadville Elementary School, where a School Board meeting was set to be held earlier this year until bad weather got in the way. Meadville students will make a presentation tonight School Board members about progress in student learning.

Debbie Woltz, guidance coordinator at Halifax County High School, will report to trustees on efforts by high school students and staff to provide free meals and assistance to persons left without power by Tropical Storm Michael.

Trustees also are expected to hear from the system’s behavioral health staff and math specialist.

Maintenance director Jay Jennings will report on the state’s mandates for lead testing.

The meeting is open to the public.

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