School Board to meet this Monday


The Switzerland County School Board will hold its regular monthly meeting this Monday, February 20th.

The board will meet in executive session, which is closed to the public, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Under Indiana law, public entities must cite the specific state code that allows the closed door meeting. For Monday, the school board is citing IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(7): “For discussion of records classified as confidential by state or federal statute.”

The public meeting will begin at 6 p.m.; and items on the agenda include:

– In Old Business: a discussion of the NEOLA Policy Manual.

– In New Business: the board will hear the first reading of the Jefferson-Craig Elementary Parent/Student handbook for the 2017-2018 school year; will discuss early graduates; and also discuss the possibility of a new high school business course.

– In Personnel: the board will hear employee resignations; and will also consider employment recommendations.

– There will also be time for staff development and field trip requests; use of school facilities requests; public comments; and also announcements by the superintendent and comments by board members.

Both meetings will take place at the administration office on West Main Street.