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La Harpe Community School District #347

February 17th Meeting Report

The La Harpe School Board held a regular meeting Tuesday night, February 17, in the school district library.

Board members in attendance were Dan Horton, Cindy Wear, Mark Irish, Ricky Johnson, Rex Huston, Pam Campbell, and Deanna Stambaugh.

Also present were Supt. Jo Campbell, Jeanne Clayton, and visitors Joseph Wright, Arlynn Hitz and Melissa Johnson.

Principal McKeown reported that parents may now access their children's grades on the school website at the Power School page.

8th graders attended freshman orientation at Illini West on Feb. 3.

Clarissa Cox, 7th grade, was named Champion of the La Harpe Junior High Spelling Bee with Jacob Burdg, 6th grade, claiming runner-up.

The junior high student council sponsored a King and Queen of Hearts evening in which boys or girls could obtain each others "hearts" based on certain criteria.

Shelby Thompson and Chase Newlan were crowned for collecting the greatest number of hearts.

The annual Jump Rope for Heart event was held in February and ISAT testing will begin the first week of March.

Boys' basketball is coming to a close, and girls' volleyball is going well.

5th-8th grade track practice will began March 9th at Dallas City.

In other business:

The 4 buses for which the lease term is ending and 4 other of the La Harpe school district's fleet will be replaced.

Regularly scheduled LCSD #347 board meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month in the school library at 7:00 p.m.