OHIO — The Ohio High School Board met in regular session on Monday, June 26, and conducted the following business:
* Approved the minutes of the May 24, meeting as presented, the treasurer's and activity accounts reports and bills and payroll.
* Received an enrollment update.
* Approved to pay bills prior to the end of the fiscal year.
* Adopted the prevailing wage resolution.
* Approved Worker's Compensation Self-Insurance Trust (WCSIT) Renewal: Intergovernmental Cooperative Pooling Agreement.
* Approved treasurer's bond.
* Approved resolution expressing official intent regarding certain capital expenditures to be reimbursed from proceeds of an obligation to be issued by the district.
* Approved the second and final reading of board policy updates.
* Approved student handbook changes.
* Approved final 2016-17 budget.
* Approved three-year teacher contract.
* Approved 3 percent raises for non-certified staff.
* Approved principal's contract.
* Approved the hiring of main office administrative assistant Danielle Hughes.
* Summer update-The boiler abatement and building abatement will start the week after the Fourth of July. Superintendent Jennifer Hamilton said the district is guaranteed completion before the start of school.
* Next week, Frontier will start the fiber option Internet installation. This will be financed through E-rate. Hamilton and Principal Jason Wilt are busy with end of the year reports.
* Fourth quarter honor roll: 21 students made honor roll, 14 were high honors.
Total number stayed the same from first semester. High honors went from two to 12.
* Perfect attendance- Four students had perfect attendance second semester. This is up one student from third semester. National Honor Society inducted the new members (Bethanie Quarton, Madelyn Tennison and Maddilyn Deery).
* Wilt wanted the board’s opinion on how they thought the graduation went with the new arrangement without the stage and risers. President Albrecht replied he had only heard positive comments.
* Wilt recognized students: BCR 1st team softball; Riley Johnson and Maddi Deery.
Honorable mention; Katelyn Matznick, Brookelyn Matznick, Alana Cherry and Cassie Martin.
The high school art students competed in the conference art show and brought home 59 ribbons. One-third of them were first-place ribbons. Katy Anderson was awarded the Best of Show in 3D art. Congratulations to all these athletes, coaches, students and teacher Joann Bowman.
The board will meet again in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, in the downstairs computer lab.