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Determining whether the 1966 portion of Monticello High School could support a second story will be the next step in determining the direction of potential facilities upgrades at the school.
Monticello is looking for a new school board member with the resignation of 13-year board member and current president Jim Dahl, who will step down June 30.
Wayne Foran and the late William Ayers will be inducted into the Bement High School Hall of Fame this fall. The Bement school board on May 11 approved the nominations.
Ayers (BHS Class of 1970) and Foran (BHS Class of 1943), will be honored during homecoming festivities Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Bement.
Several handbook changes were reviewed at the Bement school board meeting May 11. Most of them revolve around state changes in discipline policies, but the district is also proposing local alterations ranging from tighter dress codes to the simple addition of the school song lyrics in the handbooks.
Amanda Geary is pleased with her first year as part of the DeLand-Weldon School District.
Geary, who is the pre-K-12 principal at D-W, joined the district this school year and says she has enjoyed interacting and communicating with all of the students.
It was an unusual case of strife that prosecutors said led a man to unleash a deadly assault through a dog that he had recently purchased.
DeLand-Weldon students will compete in girls basketball and compete in scholastic bowl next school year through a recently approved co-op with Blue Ridge.
Cerro Gordo High School will present “Bye Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. May 12-14 with an added 2 p.m. showing May 14 in the Cerro Gordo Middle School gym. Tickets will be available at the door.
When the Allerton Public Library opens its new building this summer, it will have a new horse-themed sculpture as well.
The library board on May 4 approved the purchase of “Homeward Bound,” an 8-foot-high steel piece of modern art created by 2009 Monticello High School graduate Kirbi Eckerty.
The Monticello High School Music Department will present Stage Show 2016 on Saturday, May 7.