Gilman City Board of Education approves employee health insurance

Gilman City School

The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education October 20th approved health insurance.

Superintendent Roger Alley reported a rate increase of 5.9%. The board will continue to pay 100% of the deductible of $5,000. For the deductible of $3,000, the employee will be required to pay $33.62. Bookkeeper Tori Wideman reports the health insurance is through Blue Cross Blue Shield.

The board approved the Curriculum Program Evaluation and a policy update.

Principal Jill Sperry reported on the FFA fall contest results and Barnwarming. The juniors and seniors took the ACT Tuesday October 19th.

Jennifer Thies

Jennifer’s interest in radio began at a young age. She started as a news reporter at KTTN in January 2017, but previously worked almost a year and a half as an on-air announcer and with news at the NPR affiliate KXCV/KRNW, which serves Northwest Missouri. Jennifer was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Media: Broadcast Production with an Emphasis in Audio Production from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.