"If there’s one thing I’ve noticed during my time in elected office, it’s that everyone has their own concerns and priorities about what their government needs to do better. Some people focus on crime levels while other people complain about taxes. But if you talk to them long enough, nearly everyone, especially parents and grandparents, bring up their concerns about schools. Everyone agrees that we need good schools to prepare our younger generations so they can lead successful lives. Without a doubt, one of the biggest issues facing our schools is the shortage of good, qualified teachers. [Read more...]
Families across Illinois have more food on their table, and youth are leading the way. 4-H is investing in the next generation of food access leaders with a first round of Food Advocacy Grants aimed at helping youth become food advocates right in their own communities. The grants provide financial support to youth-led projects aimed at increasing food security throughout Illinois. [Read more...]
Agenda Board of Education Meeting
Wednesday, April 21 , 2021 7:00 p.m.
High School Auditorium
Call to Order
Approve Board Election Results
Administer Oath of Office
Organization of new Board-Election of President, Vice President, Secretary
Set Length of Term of Officers
Call to Order
Approval of Minutes
Approval of Bills
-Approve Bids for Timbering of Booth Trust Property
Accept Bid for High School HVAC Project
Amend Calendar for school year 2021-2022
Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement
Consider Purchase of Property: Parcel Numbers: 1728255008; 1 728255009; 1728255010
Approve Consolidated District Plan
Public Input -**Please note public comments about personnel of the district should be made in closed sessions of the Board or emailed to email@example.com**
Executive Session: Accept resignation of David Spence, Bus Driver
Consider employment of Bus Driver
Consider employment of Jr. High Cheer Sponsor
Consider employment of H.S. Cheer Sponsor
Consider employment of Speech Language Pathologist
Submitted by The Eagle's Nest Staff
The Eagle's Nest began in 2017 when it was prayed in to existence by local faith-filled believers who wanted a different type of education for their children. They were looking for the Christian homeschool feel, with qualified teachers and more socialization among students. The result of those prayers was a wonderful one room school in a quiet country home. The classroom was filled with sweet kindergarteners, the best education, passionate teachers and a loving environment where the students learned academically but also were trained up in the ways of God's love, and learning about Him every step of the way. [Read more...]
APRIL 20, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
1 Call to order
2 Approve minutes of last meeting
3 Treasurer’s Report
4 Approve payment of bills and water adjustments
5 Clear any old business.----1. Junk cars
6 Accept input from any visitors present in chamber
7 Accept any reports from committee members
8 Police Report
9 Utilities Report
10 Park Report
11 New Business---1. Truck purchase
2. Liquor License
12 Executive Session* *Executive Session may be moved to any position on the agenda
THE BOARD WILL BE PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING, PLEASE MAINTAIN A 6-FOOT DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, MASKS WILL NOT BE REQUIRED BUT YOU ARE WELCOME TO WEAR THEM.
NCOE Senior Sean Neal signed with Lindsey Wilson College of Columbia, Kentucky on Friday. Sean is the son of Byron and Tabitha Neal of Omaha. Sean has been shooting in Archery competition since 8th grade. He placed 12th in the Indoor National in 2019.
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois local Troop 8258 held a bridging and rededication ceremony at the Norris City reservoir on Sunday afternoon, April 18. Troop leader Jennie Smith and assistant Leslie Hendrix gave the girls the badges they had earned from last year.
Girl Scout Troop 8258 meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Norris City Methodist Church. Girls in the blue vest are the Daisies, the green vests are the Juniors and the brown vest is the Brownie level.
Regular Meeting of Board of Education
Carmi-White County Community Unit District No.5
Carmi-White County Junior/Senior High School Cafeteria
Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
1. Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Call to Order and Roll Call.
3. Approve Consent Agenda:
A. Minutes of March 15, 2021 regular board meeting
B. IHSA Membership
C. Consumable supply bids
D. Consideration and Action to continue with a permanent depository for school funds
4. Approve Bills.
5. Approve Treasurer's Report.
6. Public Communications with the Board. PLEASE NOTE: PUBLIC COMMENTS CONCERNING PERSONNEL OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD BE MADE IN CLOSED SESSION OF THE BOARD.
7. Superintendent's Report to the Board and Communications.
8. Special Board Meeting.
9. FY20 School Maintenance Project Grant.
10. Closed Session (Personnel).
11. Action Following Closed Session.
A. Consideration and possible action upon the employment or reassignment of an Elementary Rti Interventionist Grades K-1 at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
B. Consideration and action upon the employment of a 1" Grade Teacher at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
C. Consideration and action upon the employment or reassignment of a 1'1Grade Teacher at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
D. Consideration and action upon the employment of an A.M. Crossing Guard at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
E. Consideration and action upon the employment of a Special Education Classroom Aide at Jefferson Attendance Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
F. Consideration and action upon the employment or reassignment of a Special Education Classroom Aide at Jefferson Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
G. Consideration and action upon the employment of a Special Education Individual Aide at Jefferson Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
H. Consideration and action upon the employment or reassignment of a Special Education Teacher at Carmi-White County Junior High School for the 2021-2022 school year.