Learning and fun combined
The school board Monday night approved a field trip request from SHARP Kids and Summer Rocks to go to Moses Lake. The trip will include a stop at a pea farm, and at Soap Lake to conclude a unit on water testing. While at Moses Lake, the group will stop over at the Moses Lake Surf’n Slide park for two hours of swimming. The trip is planned for Aug. 1.
Lunch prices up a little
School lunch prices are going up this fall, but only 10 cents.
Breakfast for kids and adults is up a dime, with kids paying $1.60, and adults, $2.10.
Lunch at Center Elementary will be $2.20; at the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School, $2.45; and at the high school, $2.50.
Adult lunches at all schools will go up from $3.40 to $3.50.
Personnel changes made
The school board approved two hires and accepted two resignations for positions in the district at its Monday night meeting. Hired were Mohammed Anegbeode as special education teacher for the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School and Lake Roosevelt High School and Janet Black as assistant cook. Anegbeode comes from the Highline School District. Resignations for John McNeil, STEM Grant tutor at the high school and Kim Stanger as LRHS Native American Club advisor were accepted.
Service agreements made
The school board accepted a number of agreements Monday night. The board agreed to continue with its contract with the North Central Washington Educational Service District for financial services; the Pateros School District to share the psychological service salary of Holly Weston; and with the Nespelem District to share the services of counselor Casey Clark.