November 18, 2019

The Hickory County R-I (Skyline) Board of Education met on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting. Board of Director filing dates were set to begin Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 8:00 a.m., and end Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Candidates may register on days while school is in session. Three positions are up, each for a term of three years. The board then approved the 2018 Hickory County Hazard Mitigation Plan, as presented. The plan deals with the county’s response and strategies before, during and after a natural disaster. Commendations were issued to Kelly Redies and the Middle School Student Council for their assistance during Senior Citizen’s Day, and Lucas Oil Speedway for the use of their golf carts. The following individuals were commended for their contributions during the Veteran’s Day Breakfast and Assembly- Rodney Jensen and the Performing Arts Students, Jennifer Kelley and the Singing Tigers, Mrs. Bryan and the High School Student Council, and Amanda and Debbie Hash. Justine Barb was commended for her cross country performance and the Agronomy Team was recognized for their national contest performance. Dalton Dorrell was also commended for exhibiting outstanding kindness and character. In closed session items, the board approved the retirement of Superintendent Mark Beem, effective June 30, 2020. The next regular meeting of the Skyline Board of Education will be Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.