GLASGOW BOARD GETS PERMISSION TO MOVE CENTRAL OFFICE; OTHER ACTION FROM MONDAY BOARD MEETING PDF Print
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 04:08

Things are on schedule for the Glasgow Board of Education to move its Central Office by the 15th of June this year.  The board has sold the Central Office to Barren County Farm Bureau. KDE has now approved that sale according to Superintendent Sean Howard:

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The district will be paid  $ 261,000.00  for the property.

At last night’s regular meeting, the board approved seeking permission through KDE to build a $27,000 band tower for use by the Scottie Band on the premises of the Glasgow High Campus.  It requires a BG-1 to be filed with the state. While the board voted unanimously to build the tower,   the expense of it and which funding source should be used to pay for it was a topic for discussion.  Facilities coordinator Randy Wilkinson told WCLU News there’s a reason to follow KDE Protocol when doing a project of this size, even though it makes it more expensive:

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The date for the last day of school has changed, as the school calendar was revised to add 1 day to make up for a snow day earlier this year.  Last day for students will now be May 24th

There will be a minor increase in the cost of tuition for preschool from 65 to 75 dollars per week.  The program is now has all of the classrooms full,  with 140 students enrolled.  A number of policies and procedures were approved at the meeting.  The policy that reduces personal days from 3 to 2 per year;  The District Professional Development Plan, The Student Handbook changes, the Physical Restraint and Seclusion Forms procedure,  among other board policies which were approved and will appear on the district website <glasgow.kyschools.us> in the next  few days.

 

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