Conservator approves ASD March agenda

ABERDEEN – For the March agenda of the Aberdeen School District, conservator Bob Strebeck approved the following:
– A congratulations to the Aberdeen High School All Superior band, Toni Reece, Kenneth Clay and Hope Maloney for earning a superior rating during the state band competition.
– Hiring of Elsie Lockett as substitute teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.
– Hiring of Johnny McMillian as part-time groundskeeper for the 2012-2013 school year.
– Hiring of James Young as part-time groundskeeper for the 2012-2013 school year.
– A district reimbursement to Title II for fourth grade teacher in school year 2012-2013 because of a citation that the fourth grade teacher ratio at Belle Elementary School was 28.67 to 1 (86 students, 3 district-funded teachers and one Title II-funded teacher in the amount of $41,234).
–  A North Mississippi Education Consortium for Aberdeen High School professional development and training.
– An out-of-state field trip request of the AFJROTC to Huntsville, Ala.
– An ASD response to Mississippi Department of Education federal programs citation from October 2012 monitoring.
– The 2013-2014 ASD calendar.

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