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Longview, WA, USA

Board Highlights for April 11, 2022

At their April 11, 2022, regular meeting the Board of Directors:

  •  Approved the consent agenda which contained minutes from the March 28, 2022, regular meeting; a personnel report and warrants.
  • Heard star polisher nominations as follows:    
    • Monticello student Jillian Woodruff stated that Mrs. Velke was her star polisher because, “Mrs. Velke really helped me learn to love English Language Arts and taught me so much. She was so kind and patient and she will forever be one of my favorite teachers.
    • Mark Morris student Jose Morales stated that Mr. Rasmussen was his star polisher because, “Mr. Rasmussen helps me and frankly all of my classmates learn and comprehend all of his lessons. He always finds a way to help others if they are stuck or need help. No matter the occasion, he is always there for others. From the bottom of my heart, thank you Mr. Rasmussen.”
  • Heard the annual Special Education Program report from Executive Director Dr. Elizabeth West. Dr. West discussed the different programs offered, departmental goals, the types of needs and disabilities served by the special education staff, and other details. 
  • Awarded the Security Vestibules at Olympic, St. Helens, Robert Gray, Mint Valley, Kessler, Mark Morris and Discovery to Pacific Tech Construction, Inc., in the amount of $560,333.10 including state sales tax. 
  • Awarded the painting of Olympic and Northlake Elementary Schools to Tri-Coast Construction in the amount of $166,737.76 including state sales tax. 
  • Heard a report from the Communications Committee and earned the Policy Committee and Curriculum Committees are set to meet this week.
  • Learned the City of Longview will be celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2023. Planning efforts to celebrate the centennial are underway. 
  • The next regular meeting will occur on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 6:30 p.m.