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West Central School Board Discusses Old Trophies' Composites

At the regular meeting of the West Central School board on Wednesday, March 15, the board discussed a request from the Stronghurst High School Alumni Committee to take possession of old Stronghurst/Southern trophies from before consolidation for the purpose of auctioning them off as a fundraiser and transferring the proceeds to the Southern Alumni Committee.

They also requested to take possession of the graduation composites for the purpose of displaying them similar to the way the old Stronghurst composites are displayed. .

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 the West Central Elementary School cafeteria by Board President Lonnie Brent with all board members present at roll call except Kathy White.

Staff members from WCES, WCMS, and WCHS as well as Sebastian Perez and Brooklyn Miller and their families were present to present their school improvement plans and to address the board. President Brent led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Under Good News Items the following items were highlighted:

The agenda was approved as presented. Items XA, XB, and XC were moved to be presented immediately before Item VI. Comments from the Public.

Byron Helt addressed the board on behalf of West Central Middle School with regard to the reclassification of the WCMS Assistant Principal position.

The board heard electronic and oral presentations from the WCES, WCMS, and WCHS School Improvement Teams regarding their proposed School Improvement Plans. Guest students Sebastian Perez and Brooklyn Miller assisted with the WCES presentation.

The board approved the Consent Agenda. Items approved under the Consent Agenda included the following:

In other business the board:

The board entered closed session at 8:36 p.m. to discuss matters related to personnel, compensation, and contract. The board exited closed session at 10:15 p.m.

The board took the following action in regards to personnel:

The board was reminded that the next regularly scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the West Central Elementary cafeteria.

There being no other business to come before the board, the board adjourned their meeting at 10:29 p.m.