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OHIO — The Ohio High School Board took action on the following items at its meeting Sept. 24:

• Accepted the treasurer’s report. Superintendent Sharon Sweger said the district is not tying money up in investments due to the low interest rates. Board President Harold Albrecht said the high school has its money in the First State Bank of Van Orin.

• Heard the high school enrollment increased by one student to 33 from last month’s 32 students.

• Approved the salary percentages of faculty and staff shared with the grade school.

• Approved the application for Recognition of Schools.

• Tabled review and approval of the FY ‘12 audit report until October.

• Approved the itemized Salary Compensation Report.

• Heard the tuck-pointing is completed.

• Discussed repairs to the breaker box in the boiler room. Sweger said the district is due for its next 10-year life safety survey in 2015.

• Heard an update on the new breakfast program. Sweger said 175 meals were served in August, with an average of five high school and 15 grade school students eating each day. Melissa Lesley has volunteered to serve the breakfasts. “It seems to be going real well,” Sweger said.

• Heard petitions are available for the April 9, 2013, school board election. The seats of board members Carol Debruhl, Tim Snodgrass, Brock Kaecker and Robert Gonigam are up for election to new four-year terms. Each petition must contain 50 valid signatures. Petitions must be returned between Dec. 17 and 24. Sweger said the office would be open from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 24.

• Heard volleyball is going well, and there are four boys out for football.

• Heard 70 students and their families attended the PTO open house.

• Approved Adam Spencer as cross country coach.

The next regularly scheduled meeting will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the school library.

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