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Additional hires for Fairland Schools

The American of Vinita, Oklahoma

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The Fairland Public School Board approved additional employment for the new school year on Monday; Josh Baser as high school/middle school aide, Nancy Goins as three hours certified middle school Special Education Instructor and four hours non-certified teacher Para Professional and bus monitor, Jr. Schubert as full time custodian/bus driver, Gerri Chandler as one hour for Chemistry teacher, and a list of substitute teachers.

The Board approved a prioritized list of construction projects to be completed with the bond issue funds. Listed in order of priority are the field house, elementary bathrooms, and bleachers.

Jerry Johnson, high school principal, reported to the Board that PSAT testing will be conducted on October 14, which is how the faculty will learn if there are any National Merit Scholars.

Johnson says that enrollment in the middle school is currently 128 and 176 in the high school and the students of the month for September are Nicole Clingerman and Kristi Roach.

He also reported that the middle school incentive plan is in place to offer rewards to students who keep ZAPS, detentions, absences to a minimum, and maintain a "C" average.

In other business:

The high school band and choir were approved for their trip to Denver, CO on May 3-5.

Department of Human Services (DHS) will be the part time school based social worker for the school year. Fairland will partner with Wyandotte to share the cost of wages for the social worker.

The Estimate of Needs prepared by Bill Turner & Associates, C.P.A. was approved.

Approved financial business:

General Fund encumbrances totaling $56,907.99

Co-op Fund encumbrances totaling $89.20

Building Fund encumbrances $9,035.61

Child Nutrition Fund encumbrances $12,273.69

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Original Publication Date: September 13, 2012

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