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La Harpe School Districts Meet

The La Harpe Community Unit School District #335 and La Harpe Community School District #347 school boards held a regular meeting Tuesday night, June 19th, in the school district library.

School board members in attendance were Dan Horton, Rex Huston, Ricky Johnson, Barbara Cox, Deanna Stambaugh, Nancy Butler, Mark Irish, R.D. Trout, and Cindy Wear.

Also present were Jo Campbell, Lila McKeown, Pat Deitrich, and Elaine Long from Carl Sandburg College.

Ms. Long passed out the June edition of the Envoy and mentioned several articles of interest to the board.

The board approved the employment of Kayla Carnes of Blandinsville as a 5th grade teacher and Erin Fink of Carthage as a 2nd grade teacher.

The board also accepted with regret the resignation of Jack Hutchison as a bus driver and approved a request by Kevin O' Flaherty for reimbursement for course work taken at WIU.

For the 2007-08 school year the board:

Other committees will also be meeting in June.

A teacher retreat will be held July 24th at the 1850's House near Pontoosuc.

They will be working on team building, doing a book review, mission building, and setting goals for next year.