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School Board holds monthly meeting Thursday

SoVaNow.com / October 08, 2012
School trustees will meet for their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. The meeting, which usually comes on the second Monday evening of the month, is delayed due to the Columbus Day holiday.

Only one citizen, Cheryl Wilkerson, had signed up to speak to school board members as of late Friday.

Clays Mill Principal Sherrie Cowan is expected to bring a presentation to the board about her school’s activities, and Testing Coordinator Nancy Zirkle is expected to address the board on the school system’s having achieved state accreditation.

Maintenance Director Larry Roller will report to the board on the consumption of energy by all the local schools and Finance Director Jay Camp will analyze the new health insurance benefits.

School Board Chairman Karen Hopkins is proposing that trustees meet for a work session on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m.

Board members are expected to enter into closed session to discuss personnel and discipline cases.

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