Highlights from 11/20/14 school board meeting

MEVSD grants diploma to Korean War veteran
District considers adding All-Day Kindergarten option
Athletic Update
Extracurricular Update

After recognizing students and veterans in some wonderful ceremonies and with great music, the board got down to business …  The following are the highlights from the meeting: Continue reading

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District considers adding All-Day Kindergarten option

A committee consisting of administrators and teachers presented a preliminary plan to the board (George Lucas, Gary Knepp, Rob Hewlett and myself – Dave Yockey was out of town this month) to add an Add-Day Kindergarten (ADK) option. The plan proposed adding one ADK class to each building, which would allow up to 25 students to stay for a full day. This would be appr. 1/3 of kindergarten students who would have the opportunity to have a full day of kindergarten programming. Continue reading

Athletic Update Nov. 20, 2014

Football
The Victory Bell is back! The Eagles won the “Battle of Miami Township” 20-17 in a thriller over the Loveland Tigers for their final home game of the season. Ben Greenwell earned a spot on the Associated Press All-Southwest District first team as the Eagles’ punter. Senior Dominick Hathaway was named a ‘special mention’ recipient. Continue reading