To: Students, Parents, Staff, and School – Community Members; Media Fr: Kevin Smith, Superintendent Re: August School Board Meeting Information
During their monthly meeting, August 12,
2019, the Covington Community School Corporation Board – of – Trustees approved
a proposal to move forward with the construction of a new district office. The approval followed a value engineering
review, which was led by Randy Grubbs, of the River Group. PASCO was awarded the project, based on the
identified adjustments to their previously submitted bid. Work is expected to begin around the end of
August, or the first of September.
During the August session the board was
informed the new school year has launched in a positive manner, with high
school principal Alison Karrfalt and elementary principal Michelle Beck
indicating a successful start to the year.
Ms. Beck informed the board that 311 individuals attended the elementary
school open house, held on August 7.
The board also heard information and /
or conducted business on the following items during the meeting:
Alison Karrfalt –
High School Principal
Michelle Beck –
Elementary School Principal
Kyle Hartzog –
Lindsey Reed –
Jordan Rennick –
Emily Jackson –
– Instructional Aide
Dawn Krepton –
– Volunteer Instructional Aide
Tammy Kalaba –
Jamie Weaver –
– Freshman Volleyball Coach
Chris Willis –
National Honor Society Sponsor
Kyle Hartzog –
Band and Chorus (9 – 12)
Middle School Wrestling Coach
Food Services Employee
WRSSC Educational Consultant
Middle School Principal
appreciation to the CCSC maintenance team for their work during the
summer. The team completed 29 projects
between the end of May and the start of school this fall.
resolutions, one a Form of Lease with the Covington Multi – School Building
Corporation and the second reapproving the building corporation, as a component
of the corporations plan to issue bonds to fund much needed facility
improvements around the CCSC campuses.
information on the status of the 2020 Budget development from CCSC Business
Manager Trudie Dillon. The board
reviewed the proposed Capital Projects and Bus Replacement Plans, providing
approval for the advertising of the budget, once final adjustments are made.
Approved the 2019
– 2020 Teacher Evaluation Manual as presented.
transfer of funds from the education to operation fund as presented.
Approved six out
– of – district student transfer requests.
corporation bus driver listing as presented.
Heard a report
out on the assigned bus routes for the 2019 – 2020 school year, providing
approval as presented.
proceeding with the advertising for bids, seeking individuals and / or
contractors interested in providing snow removal services to the corporation
during the upcoming winter.
proposal to move two eligible non – certified hourly staff members into their
new pay scale tiers.
health insurance rates will increase by 5% for the upcoming period.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of
the board of trustees is Monday, September 9, 2019. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Superintendent Open Office Hours are set
for September 3, 2019.
Thank you for your coverage of Covington
Community School Corporation.