The Spickard R-2 Board of Education has set the annual tax rate public hearing for next month's meeting, on Monday, August 19th at 6 pm.
Bids were accepted for Durham Transportation for busing, Anderson and Erickson for dairy products, U-P-G for propane, MFA for diesel and gas.
Teacher/Student Handbook Changes/Approval â€“ Changes were approved to comply with MSBA Policy. No major changes, wording only.
The board discussed playground equipment and what needs to be done to keep equipment in safe condition. A swing set will be removed on Friday and the board determined it would be given to the city of Spickard.
The board reiterated the policy of spending on items more than $5,000 will be let for bids and less than $5,000 will be approved by board unless it is for academic purposes.
Administrator Mike Garrett reported that painting has been mostly completed as well as the waxing of the floors. Garrett also announced he plans to attend the administratorâ€™s conference in Columbia on July 28-30 and MoLEAD on August 28 and 29.
The Open House will be August 20th from 5:30 â€“ 7:00 with the first day of classes being held the 21st of August with a 2:00 pm dismissal.