By Jesse Wood
Dec. 7, 2014. The Watauga County Board of Education meets Monday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. See agenda below or click here to review entire meeting packet.
At the beginning of the meeting, Judge Phil Ginn will swear in school board members that were elected in November: Jason Cornett, Jay Fenwick and incumbent Ron Henries.
Those three will join Brenda Reese and Barbara Kinsey on the board. Outgoing members – Delora Hodges and Dr. Lee Warren – were recognized by Watauga County Schools Supt. Dr. Scott Elliott in November for their “professionalism and leadership.”
2015-16 School Calendar
The school board will approve WCS Calendar Committee recommendations for next year’s school year calendar. Working within parameters set by the state, the committee’s recommends that the first day of school start on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.
The last day of school would be May 25, 2016. Of course, the weather may have its own plans. Check out the calendar that is up for adoption.
Revisions to School Policies
Administrators have been reviewing and updating all of its policies. The school board will undergo its first reading of a number of updated policies listed below:
See Entire Agenda Below: