School Board approves 2005-06 tech plans
MABTON - Monday night, Jim Pinson talked to members of the
Mabton School Board about technology plans at the elementary and junior/senior
Pinson said Artz-Fox Elementary School opted to create a
two-year technology plan, that includes the purchase of digital presentation
equipment, digital projectors, some brainstorming software and training on how
to use the new equipment.
At the high school level, Pinson said the school's
technology plan includes thin the
can be used in science classrooms to take different measurements through the
use of a laptop computer.
Pinson also touched on the district's technology plan, which
includes maintaining the district's computer network and internet connections.
The school board approved the technology plans.
Mabton adopts 2005-06 school calendar
MABTON - The Mabton School Board voted to approve the
2005-06 school calendar during Monday night's meeting.
The approved school calendar calls for school to start on
Aug. 23, with the last day of school set for June 2, 2006. Winter break will
take place Dec. 22, 2005 through Jan. 3, 2006, and spring break is set for
April 3-7, 2006. Mabton students will attend school for 180 days during the
2005-06 school year.
Assistant baseball coach hired
night, Mabton School Board members voted to approve a contract for a new junior
high school assistant baseball coach.
Mabton Junior/Senior High School Athletic Director Denny
Brown explained that the program, like many of Mabton's athletic programs, has
grown to the point that an assistant coach is necessary.
The school board approved the hiring of Chris McCallum to
serve as the new assistant baseball coach.