Career Day in Butte Falls was a success. School board members and staff members praised the event. According to Angie Wells, who organized the initial Career Day, a couple of presenters want to come back.
Several events are planned or being considered in the district. These include a visit to OMSI on Mar. 30, Future Business Leaders Association preparing for the state event on April 10, Butte Falls Community School Partnership will hold a poker night on Apr. 10 and there will be a party at The Landing for students in grades 3-12 who passed state testing.
Butte Falls School District board members appointed Randy Kessler and his wife, Brenda, to positions 4 and 5 on the budget committee.
All probationary and non-probationary licensed staff were renewed.
Other personnel action included approval of the superintendent’s evaluation. Supt. Sweeney is in his second year of a three year contract. A contract for assistant to superintendent personal service contract was approved as long as there is funding. It was noted that the administrative assistant and deputy clerk is in the third year of a three-year contract.
Danielle Fabich, cheerleader advisor’s resignation was accepted.
Board member Dan Murphy noted only three board members were in attendance. He said there are requirements for students to be in school, for staff to be at work and for board members to attend board meetings. He said board policy BBD addresses the requirements and consequences for board members and it was agreed the policy will come to the board in April.
By Nancy Leonard
Of the Independent