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March 18, 2014

E.B. students spearhead anti-bullying campaign

“Bullying Tears Down, Friends Build Up”



In other matters:

• The board approved the sale of a retired bus as surplus. 

• The school had a successful monitoring visit from the Kentucky Department of Education.  KDE reviewed and observed the Title 1, Title 2, preschool and special education programs. 

“They were very complimentary of our school and our staff,” said Jones.

Once completed, East Bernstadt will receive a written report about the visit and create an action plan based on KDE’s recommendation for improvement.

• Jones recognized board member Kip Jervis, who earned advanced certification in professional development and achieved his Level 1 certification by the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA).

• Principal Teresa Smith stated students would be testing over the next nine days as a means of review and practice for the upcoming KPREP texts in May. The final MAP testing of the year will begin two weeks after spring break; and KPREP testing will be held during the last 14 days of instruction.

• The board approved an audit contract with Cloyd and Associates PSC, with whom they have worked for several years, in the amount of $10,776.  The rate did not increase from last year.

• The April board meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 17.

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