Grandview school board briefs

06-21-06_GV School Briefs

Grandview OK's new hires

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview School Board authorized the hiring of some new teachers Tuesday night.

Matt McKinstry will be hired as a physical education instructor at Grandview High School. Andrew Penwell will also be hired at the high school as an American lit/history teacher.

Brian Vessey will become a music teacher at the middle school in Grandview and Estela Rodriguez will be hired as an English as a second language teacher at the middle school.

Marjorie Campbell will be hired as a kindergarten teacher for dual language at Harriet Thompson Elementary.

Professional development release schedule to continue

GRANDVIEW - The professional development release schedule in effect in Grandview schools was extended at Tuesday night's school board meeting.

The schedule releases students early every Friday so teachers can have time to develop professionally. The 2005-06 school year was sort of a pilot program and the board would like to see it continue. The board reserved the right to change the schedule.

"We can make modifications in the future if needed," Kevin Chase, Grandview School Superintendent, said.

Budget hearing for Grandview School District set

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview School Board decided to hold a budget hearing Monday, Aug. 14, at 7:45 p.m.


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