Ridgewood board discusses summer plans

| April 20, 2021

The regular meeting of the Ridgewood Local Board of Education met April 19, at West Lafayette Elementary School in the library.

Commendations were given to Jeff Drennen Car and Truck Dealership and Circle K for supplying the district with PPE face masks.

Participation in the Seamless Summer Program, where meals are provided during the summer break to children through the school food services was discussed. Dates and times will be announced and are held at Burt Park by the school. A three week summer program will be offered in all buildings for enrichment in reading and math, science camp and physical education.  It will start on June 1 and end on June 18.

Keith Leindecker, Kurtis Varian, and John Evin were hired for summer employment. Kirby Shivers was approved as softball volunteer for 2020-21 season. The 2021-2022 school calendar was approved as presented. Columbus State Community College and Central State University were approved for College Credit Plus for 2021-22 school year. Griffin Insurance Co was approved for Student School Insurance for 2021-22 school year. The Jefferson County Educational Service Center was approved for student services.

Retirements of Connie Eckelberry and Jackie Domer were reluctantly accepted and approved effective June 30. Several policy changes were approved and updated as presented. A resolution for graduation requirements for 2021 were approved as presented. Adam Mills spoke to the board in support of Assistant High School Principal Matt Colvin.

The next regular board of education meeting will be Monday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at Ridgewood Elementary School in the cafeteria.

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