PVO school board looks ahead

ROYAL — The Prairieview-Ogden board of education is looking to the future.

During the November board meeting, the board discussed faculty and staff options for the 2018-19 school year, Superintendent Vic White said.

White said the discussions are taking place due to a high fifth- and sixth-grade enrollment.

The four options discussed were not adding faculty or staff, add another fifth/sixth-grade teacher, combine both fourth-grade classes for one year due to small class size and have a former fourth-grade teacher teach fifth-grade or hire a full-time aide that will be in the fifth-grade class of 29 students full time.

The board will make a decision at a later date.

The board also approved a resolution abating the tax levied for 2017 to pay debt services on general obligation school bonds.

“We are abating 100 percent of the bond payment with 1 percent sales tax money,” White said.

In other business, the board hired Lisa Alsip as the new administrative assistant at Prairieview-Ogden South Elementary for the 2018-19 school year. Alsip will replace the retiring Lynda Duval.

Starting Jan. 1, the district will enter into a three-year contract with Quality Network Solutions to provide technology support service both onsite and remotely within the district’s premises.

The board approved Kinze Ehmen as the assistant seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball coach.

nmaberry@news-gazette.com
 

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