Skyline Board Briefs
October 17, 2018

The Hickory County R-I (Skyline) Board of Education met on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting. Overnight trips were approved for the National FFA Convention (Indianapolis) and FCCLA (Osage Beach). Goals for 2019 were approved, as presented. A list of those goals will be available on the school website. Commendations were issued to Teanna Bryan and the Student Council and Twyla Hicks for being named the 2019 Rural Educator of the Year. The board also discussed the idea of a Four Day School Week in the future. The Skyline administration will be collecting data and gathering input from parents and patrons before presenting a recommendation to the board. In closed session items, the board accepted retirement letters from Transportation Director, Don Cooke, and Bus Driver, Don Kelderhouse, effective December 31, 2018. A resignation was also accepted from board member, Russ Wisdom, effective 10/17/2018. The board voted to not fill the board vacancy and wait for the April Election. The position will be for a term of one year. The next meeting of the Skyline School Board will be Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.