Music boosters pack Astoria School Board in support of strings teacher


"We look forward to working with Dr. Posley to continue our work to improve student achievement". "I hear that it feels like we're spinning wheels, but at the same time, everything is contingent on everything else", Wasson said.

A recommendation by the district would add the equivalent of half a full-time teacher to the music staff. Lewis and Clark would have a dedicated general music teacher, the same as Astor.

Doug Moeller, 60, was arrested Friday morning for his alleged involvement in the stalking and sexual humiliation of a former high school principal.

"We understand that people may still have questions", Isgro said. "The only difference is, the schools aren't going to be the same schools we talked about three to four months ago".

But Grundy County Circuit Court Clerk Crystal Stiefel, who issued the warrant, did not say if any additional evidence other than the alleged victim's family's word was provided to her before issuing the warrant. Instruction expenditures include activities directly associated with the interaction between teachers and students, including teacher salaries and benefits, supplies (such as textbooks), and purchased instructional services, according to public school district fiscal data from the National Center for Education Statistics. "This told them what could be changed to make their classrooms more equitable and respectful, and they helped them write new policy".

School-district voters in March accepted the recommendations of the fact-finder, which the school board had opposed, and voted to appropriate $1.68 million to implement them.

"They are attempting to correct problems people were not aware of", said Brown.

Shon Hocker current superintendent in the Big Horn School District of Cowley Wyo
Shon Hocker current superintendent in the Big Horn School District of Cowley Wyo

He said the authority is looking to start middle-school-age volleyball teams.

In the past, when race-related issues were brought to the administration, school officials would act to address the specific problems. Anderson explained that the numbers impact the preliminary budget for next year, and that if the district predicts too high and receives too much money from the state, the district will have to pay that money back. "I'm not in it to come in and make a name for myself".

Murphy has been superintendent for Hoover City Schools since June 2015.

"If you cut 22 teachers (across elementary schools), only a few schools will be greatly affected".

"Administrators are to be commended for trying to reach out", said Brown. The district has experienced a funding shortfall twice in the last three years, Ashton said; later in the meeting he said he was mistaken in his belief that the district had to use reserve funds three straight years.

"What's on the agenda is a 3 percent raise across the board and a 1 percent bonus this year (for teachers)", said Laura Pearson, board president for the Castaic Union School District, before the board's regular meeting Thursday, when the raise was approved.

During each of the elections, some more contested than others, Mason said he was confident he was the right choice when making decisions for the betterment of the children. The process included a survey and community forums to solicit input from parents, students, staff, and residents about the qualities most important in a superintendent.