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480 Board Approves New Electives for Alternative School

Brock Kappelmann - May 23, 2017 6:10 am

USD 480

The USD 480 board met Monday night and approved new elective courses for the alternative school.  Some examples of of new elective courses are world religions, veterinary sciences, archaeology, anthropology, and fashion and interior design.

The board announces the sale of the first two on 19 portables in the district.  Two portables behind the old West Middle School have been sold for 100 dollars a piece and the buyer has to remove them.  The district is in talks for selling several other portables.

The board recognized FCCLA students representing the district at nationals in Nashville.  Liberal has the largest middle school chapter in the nation.  The board also recognized teachers of the year in each building.

The board approved the purchase of new paper for the district for next school year.  They will purchase copy paper from Contract Paper Group for $39,602 and construction paper form School Specialty for $4,998.  They purchases social studies books for 6th through 12th grades for $255,507.

The board adopted professional learning proposals for $262,325 and approved purchase of a utility truck for the transportation department.  It’s a 3/4 ton 2008 Chevy from Foust Fleet Services in Topeka for $26,500.

They also approved the TIF tax incentive program for a shopping center to the north of Wal Mart.


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