COUCH SCHOOL -- At the Aug. 13 meeting of the Couch School Board ITV classes to be offered this school year at the school were discussed. School board members approved a budget revision and approved the elementary and high school student handbooks and teacher handbooks.
School board members accepted MFA Propane's bid to supply propane, Stateline Propane and Petroleum's bid for bus fuel, Arthurian's bid for bakery products and Hiland Dairy's bid for dairy products for the 2002-03 school year.
Couch school board members discussed options for the future purchase of a new bus. School board members approved submission of the 2002-03 lunch application and agreement and approved a citizenship requirement policy, as amended for the A+ Program.
The board voted to declare the two fans and excess air conditioners as surplus property. They voted to sell the fans and air conditioners for $75 each on a first come, first served basis.
During reports, school board members were informed that funding was not received for the after school care program. They were also informed of projected enrollment figures. The board was informed of recent purchases from Surplus Property in Jefferson City.
Superintendent Rolla Fraley discussed the progress made on the renovation grant and informed school board members that the roofing crew is scheduled to be done on the premises Aug. 14 to begin preparations for replacing the roof on the old high school building. The superintendent reported on bus inspections, scheduled workshops, wood bids received and maintenance work being done.
During executive session school board members voted to approve contracts for James Braumbaugh as bus driver and Janice Washam and Lisa Smith as teachers' aides for the 2002-03 school year. The board also voted to allow the administration to hire an additional aide, should the need arise for one.
The next Coach School Board meeting will be Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the school library.