September 18, 2019

The Hickory County R-I (Skyline) Board of Education met on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting. The board approved the purchase of a 2016 International School Bus from Midwest Transit. The 2019-2020 Bus Routes were approved. The district has 12 regular bus routes, an early childhood route, and a vocational school route. Bus routes are subject to change as students move in or out of the district. The board then adopted the Model Compliance Plan made available by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as the school’s local compliance plan. This plan meets the requirements for Special Education compliance for DESE. The board approved board policy updates as recommended by Missouri Consultants for Education. Policies 0370, 1425, 1430, 2200, 2230, 2710, 2742, 3470, 4120, 4411, 4550, and 7210 were those approved. Questions about these updates should be directed to the Superintendent’s Office. The board approved an agreement with BSN Sports and Under Armor to be the official brand of Skyline. Team stores will be established for each sport and patrons will be able to purchase Skyline gear online at a reduced rate. Check the Skyline Facebook page for updates and additional information. An overnight trip was approved for FFA Nationals in Indianapolis, IN, in October. A Commendation was issued to the Preston Bible Church for a donation to the school for student supplies and other items. In closed session items, the board approved the employment of George Beck and Amanda Miller. The next meeting of the Skyline School Board will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.