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Meetings & Minutes

Ladd School Board 6-18

LADD – The Ladd School Board took action on the following items at its meeting June 18:

• Learned the state owes the district $18,124.19.

• Heard a grant in the amount of $200 was received from the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust to help offset the cost of the art program.

• Heard this was the district’s highest serving year for school lunches and breakfasts.

• Heard Johannes Bus Service, Inc., will install radio communication equipment for direct contact between the district’s school buses and the school office.

• Accepted the bid for milk from North Central Milk Distributors for the 2013-14 school year. The milk price will remain at 30 cents per half-pint.

• Authorized hosting a drum corps from Quebec on July 31.

• Adopted the amended budget for 2012-13.

• Set student fees for textbooks, supplies and technology at $100 per student for prekindergarten through eighth.

• Rehired David Lawrence as principal.

• Hired Hannah Kirk as middle school math and language arts; Ariella Lawler as early childhood; hired supervisors, coaches and sponsors.

• Accepted the insurance quote from WCSIT through Brian Feltes & Associates, Inc.

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