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December 19, 2012

ND reviews security after Newtown

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ELNORA —

“Last Thursday, Chris Mattox, a teacher at Bloomfield High School, presented PARCC sequencing to the staff,” Jerrels continued.

PARCC - Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers - is a program that focuses on organizing policies and practices to implement common core state standards from elementary school through high school.

In other news, Jerrels said DeAnne Mayfield and Lucas Calhoun have been doing small-group training for Student Learning Objectives (SLO) and RISE Indiana, the new teacher evaluation system; and several staff members have attended various professional development opportunities.

In other business, the board approved minor changes to the discipline and school wellness policies; approved Robin Terrell to replace Debbie Higgins on the Odon Winkelpleck Library Board; certified a field trip for Amy Dedina and DeAnne Mayfield to take Anna Mayfield, Renee Rink and Lane Fulton to all-state band and choir rehearsals and performance in Fort Wayne Jan. 17-19; was advised by Bell the school has worked out a deal to get Aunt Millie’s breads since their former bread supplier was through Hostess; discussed the 2013-2014 school calendar, which is still up in the air; and approved changes to the noncertified staff insurance policy.

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