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NCOE District in good shape according to audit

The minutes and bills were approved as submitted to the NCOE School Board on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at the regularly scheduled meeting.

Superintendent Matt Vollman gave the audit report submitted by C.J. Schlosser & Co., LLC. The audit indicated the school district had a “clean” audit and is in good financial standing. Mr. Vollman reported to the Board that the school district is awaiting categorical payments in transportation and special education that the State is delinquent on from last year. Currently, no money has been allocated for those categories for this year. The District is receiving general state aid payments.

Mrs. Carter introduced two new teachers that are at Booth. Kelci Webb is teaching first grade and is also the Jr. High Cheerleading sponsor. Gena Johnson is teaching Science and Computers and is the Jr. High student council sponsor.

The Board congratulated the JR High band and drum section for earning first place during the Corn Day festivities for the 2nd year in a row.

NCOE high school and NCO grade school will be holding parent teacher conferences October 24th and 26th. The high school play will be October 27th and 28th. NCOE student council will be hosting a bingo on November 16th and the Red and White Game will be November 17th.

Booth student council and PTO is having a Haunted Hallway October 20th. The first home game for the Jr. High Basketball team is Monday, October 23rd.

Mr. Haley wanted to thank the staff, volleyball team, student body and community that made the Lime Green Out Game a success. The honoree was Judy Gregory and the proceeds (totaling around $2,000) will be donated to the Lymphoma Society.

The Board employed Erin Gulley, Speech Pathologist, and Marcus Niehaus, 7th grade basketball coach.

In other business, the Board—

—Agreed to allow winter walkers from 6:00-7:30 a.m. in the High School gym.

—Red Ribbon Week is October 23-27.

—Second reading and approval of updated board policies.

—Accepted FMLA request from Kelci Webb.