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$42,000 in repairs made to or!ginal 1912 high school building Question zs... Continuing repazrs or construct new high school? By Mike Lakin Todd Pharis of Elkhart Grain earned special thanks from the district for the use of a fork- The board is planning a public open house to tour the 1912 section of the high to familiar- ize residents with the state of the building. The board is look- The 1% county school sales Restrooms under the grade tax is expected to show a decline school stage have a permanent " in coming months due to the un-pleasant odor that eludes u decline in sales tax from motor solution. Board Member Todd fuel sales. For January, the dis- Cyrulik commented, "There's lift during the "old gym" floor repairs. Supt. Hamm said Ben- nett Brothers completed work on the gym floor in both a timely manner and with good results. Note - No mention of any paranormal activity (disap- pointing.., right?). The work was done at half the cost of a new gym floor. Recent work in the old section of the high school was $29,000 for the gym floor and $13,000 for boiler work. ing at the question of continued repairs of the 1912 section or constructing a new building. The board is considering the public open house to be held in February or March. In Other Board Business - Lindsey Lex was approved by board as Junior High Track Coach. trict received $19,800 from the monthly 1% county sales tax. Freedom of Information Act request was received concern- ing teachers' union members doing union work during the school year. Six audits are coming up for - General State Aid, Transporta- tion, Special Ed Transportation, Title 1, Title 2, and Teachers Retirement System. been a lot of misses since 1955". The restrooms have been open for very limited use due to the problem. Sounds of gunshots rang through the high school and grade school. It was a demon- stration by the Logan County Sheriff so that teachers could familiarize themselves with what could be heard. It's the times we live in. American Central Insurance will provide District Property - Liability Insurance. The com- pany's bid of $39,592 was the lowest bid that met all criteria for the district. It was noted there is a noticeable savings for the district. Forty-One High School Seniors are looking forward to graduation this year. Principal Terry Morgan pre- -sented a change in math classes for high school students. The change will have students moving within different classes to improve individual success when they meet with difficul- ties. Ii Alumni Shane Milligan of Austin, Texas was thanked for donations he made to the dis- trict during the holidays. Over p the last several years, Shane has Lo O made financial gifts to the dis- ., trict to help students in need. ca FYI Only - Called a strictly preliminary-casual discussion that may or may not result in an anything happening, Harts- burg-Emden is just considering a co-op of fall baseball with Mt. Pulaski. Next board meeting is 7 pm Monday, February 16 in the district office. Reminder - Anyone that plans to address the board at a regular meeting is to notify Supt. Todd Hamm or Board Member Joe Olson at least 48-hours before the scheduled board meeting. Saturday, February-7, 2015 ] 4:00 - 7:00 pm Comland Volunteer Fire Department ] 133 Locust Avenue, Cornland, IL $6.00 for Adults [ $4.00 for Children Dinner includes: Chili or Soup, Dessert and Drink Carry Outs Available 50150 Raffle Tickets may be purchased in advance from a Comiand Volunteer Fire Department Member or during the Chili Supper.Winner will be drawn on February 7 during the Chili Supper. Do not have to be present to win., ANTIQUES... available at Salt Creek Attic A 17-year-old boy masqueraded as a doctor in a Florida hospital for a month before being caught. Eddie Combs of Mt. Pulaski Is Your Culligan Man For Culligan Water Products Water Softeners - Iron Filters Bottled Water 735-4450 318 N. Chicago St. - Lincoln