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DeLand-Weldon could name a new principal within a matter of days, if not hours.
Superintendent Gary Brashear said Wednesday morning that a candidate has accepted the district's offer.
"We are in the contract phase and once they sign, we will make a general announcement," Brashear said.
A flood in February that damaged at least four rooms and two bathrooms at the Bement school campus had a silver lining.
Monticello High School’s current exchange students agree on most things.
Cerro Gordo Middle School teacher and basketball coach Jason Jacobs learned CPR as a part of lifeguard training when he was just 16 years old.
The Cerro Gordo school board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29 for the purpose of organizing the school board following the April 7 election.
The DeLand-Weldon school board is looking for a new principal. Current K-12 administrator Ben Barth has resigned as of July 1 to become principal for the 450-student Warrensburg-Latham Elementary School.
“He was just a good overall principal and we’re sorry to see him go,” said DeLand-Weldon Superintendent Gary Brashear.
Health Alliance Medical Plans’ willingness to bargain may help it keep the Monticello school system as a health insurance customer.
With Bement High School’s prom set for a week from this Saturday, students were urged at a Prom Promise event last Friday to refrain from drinking, drugging, or texting while driving.
The Monticello High School LifeSavers Relay for Life teams held a Mom Prom April 10 and a Daddy Daughter dance April 11, raising over $900 for the American Cancer Society. About 200 total were in attendance at the dances.
On April 2, the Monticello High School FFA competed in the Envirothon contest at Weldon Springs State Park. This is a team contest where students rotate through five different stations including forestry, soils, aquatics, wildlife and a current issue. At each station, students listen to a 15 minute presentation, then workin teams of five to answer a serious of qui