Although District Fiscal Services Manager Terri Geivet told parents that sports programs were not on the agenda, after most parents left, two items that impact sports and after-school programs came up.
Geivet's proposal to eliminate a part-time driver for the late bus was approved by the board.
explained, "we are asking the board to prioritize cost-cutting options.
In order, those are: not replacing a retiring teacher, eliminating the late bus, dropping a half-time science teacher (grades 7-8); reassigning the FMHS
counselor; dropping a half-time special ed teacher; and eliminating stipends for sports, coaches, yearbook, drama, music and cheerleading.
"The board agreed with our prioritization," Geivet
said in an interview.
replied to trustees' reports regarding the high school's ASB accounting irregularities by saying, "I beg to differ...." She
said that perhaps the systems in place were not being followed and said she
is willing "to look into it.