The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education has approved a curriculum revision to comply with new Missouri Learning Standards, the transition of student information and teacher grading into a new information system, and a plan to send 2 staff members and the Administrator to training on a new Educator Evaluation System.
The Board also approved a 7th and 8th grade English language arts textbook adoption for next school year.
The Pleasant View Board agreed to remain in the Parents as Teachers Cooperative---and Kayla Slater and Laura Hanes of the Trenton area to be the Parents as Teachers educators. Other schools in the cooperative are Spickard, Laredo, Grundy R-5, Chula, and Newtown-Harris. Spickard is the fiscal agent.
The board approved the investment of $300,000 in a Certificate of Deposit with Putnam County State Bank at Milan. The interest on the 2 year CD is 1 1/4%.
The Pleasant View Board increased substitute pay for kitchen staff by $10 a day. The new daily rate is $60 for substitutes.
Snow removal bids are being sought for this season. Persons interested in bidding are asked to contact Pleasant View Administrator, Tiffany Otto, for specifications. Bids are due the afternoon of November 13th at 3:30.
3rd through 8th grade students at Pleasant View will take a field trip December 6th to Eagle School Day at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City.
Classes in the Pleasant View District will be dismissed this Friday at 1:20 for Teacher Professional Development.