NORTH LOGAN — As Mike Liechty stood in front of more than 100 parents Wednesday night in the North Park elementary school gym, faces turned from curious to furious. Liechty, deputy superintendent of the Cache County School District, delivered a 45-minute presentation outlining the district’s plan to build a new high school in Millville, a new elementary school in Lewiston and a new middle school in North Logan, as well as renovating and reorganizing many other schools.
Looks like the Cache School Board has a fairly light meeting planned for Thursday evening. The 2012-2013 calendar is scheduled for approval plus the board plans to listen to a report on “Health and Air Quality”.
It looks like a fairly standard meeting for the Cache County School Board this Thursday. On the agenda for consideration: approval of mission statement, approval of code of conduct for board members, modification of Millville Elementary Improving Plan, SHARP survey data. Also they will hear reports on student mental health services, media, budgets, the 2012-2013 calendar.
The Cache County School Board meets tonight to consider the Code of Conduct for School Board Members, the board mission statement, SHARP survey data, student mental health services presentation, Millville Elementary improvement plan, budget status report. They will also honor six teachers with “School Teachers of the Year” awards.
The Cache County School Board meets Thursday evening to discuss: Utah consolidated plan, PIO Media Specialist, education online report, and the core curriculum report. This meeting is a study session so no action will be taken.
NORTH LOGAN — Students enrolled at Cache County high schools looking to take free online classes though the district next year may find themselves out of luck.
Standing in front of a sparsely populated room in Cache County Board of Education building Thursday, Kim Mills sported an ear to ear grin as she was presented a teacher of the year award.
The Cache County School Board meets this Thursday evening to consider: employee negotiation agreements, sports injury policy, facility study request, Sky View High School clubs, retiree health benefits. They will also be recognizing Kim Mills as Providence Elementary’s teacher of the year.
LOGAN—Next week, the Cache County Board of Education will vote on a policy that has the potential to change the face of high school sports in the valley.
The Cache County Board of Education meets Wednesday evening in a study session to consider: Cache education foundation report, legal limitations of bonding report, sports related head injuries & concussions policy, Alliance for Youth program, code of conduct.
After taking care of some routine business the Cache County School Board discussed how negotiations had gone with the classified employee association, and the teachers association this year. That was followed up with presentations on the progress of a facilities assessment report and a status update on the Adequate Yearly Progress Report (AYP).
The Cache County School Board meets Thursday to consider: building & bond committee report, facilities assessment report, adequate yearly progress (AYP) report, board code of conduct. The meeting will be held at the district offices (2035 N 1200 E) on Thursday, August 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Emotions flared Thursday at the Cache County Board of Education meeting when a proposal to raise property tax was passed by a 4-3 vote by the board. Board member Tamara Grange said the district has “squeezed the turnip” as much as possible, but that they cannot continue to achieve high test scores without funding. “We have cut wherever we can cut,” she said. “We have to prepare these kids for a different world than we grew up in.”
The Cache County School Board will hold a Truth in Taxation Hearing during their board meeting this Thursday. The board is proposing raising the property taxes by approximately $47 a year for a $200,000 home.
The Cache County School Board voted 4-3 to raise property taxes. If finalized in August, the tax on a $200,000 home in Cache County will increase by $47.19. For a $200,000 business property the tax would increase by $85.80. The district will use the money to fund the K-3 reading program, buy new busses, pay for new software, and maintain building roofs and other needs.
The Cache County School Board meets Tuesday to consider approval of the 2011-2012 budget. The board meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in the Technology Center (2035 N 1200 E).
The Cache County school board spoke to a full house Thursday night as they handed out yearly awards at their monthly meeting. The School teacher of the Year award was given to 6 teachers who according to the school board, have not only gone above and beyond in teaching, but have strived to leave a mark on their respective schools. The awards were presented to Kandyce Barber, Heritage Elementary School; Wanda Banham, Willow Valley Middle school; Robert Stewart, White Pine Middle School; Shellie Healy, Birch Creek Elementary; Laurie Baldwin, Cedar Ridge Middle School; Lance Robbins, Spring Creek Middle School.
The Sky View Debate Team, school teachers of the year, and classified employees of the year will be recognized by the Cache County School Board in their regular meeting this Thursday evening. Also on the agenda for consideration: 2011-12 school improvement plan, trustland plans, professional development days request, budget reports, discussion over the Logan/Cache district boundaries.
It’s another big meeting planned for the Cache County School Board. For their regular meeting on Thursday evening the board plans to consider: Sky View school clubs, Intech High trustlands, 2011-12 school fees. They will also hear reports covering the budget status, property, core curriculum and more. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the district technology center (2035 N 1200 E).
It took just over 3 hours in perhaps one of the longest Cache County School District (CCSD) board meetings in history the district detailed its financial obligations and future needs. After presenting its case the CCSD made a recommendation for a modest increase to property taxes to enable the district to provide much needed maintenance and upkeep of existing facilities, busses, and more.
“Buildings, Budgets & Levies” are the main subject for Thursday’s planned school board meeting. Also planned for the study session: Intech trustland plans, cell phone tower lease, academic results, graduation assignments, lighthouse institute study. The Cache County School Board meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at the district technology center (2035 N 1200 E).
The Cache County School Board meets tonight for a study session. The agenda includes: drug policy report, PLC’s report, basic finance course, and board training. The meeting is for discussion and information only, no decisions are scheduled to be made. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Technology Center (2035 N 1200 E).
Budgeting, energy, and cell phones were a few of the things discussed at the Cache County Board of Education meeting Thursday night.
The Cache County School Board will meet Thursday evening to consider: federal surplus property program, English language center report, energy education report, South Cache Trustlands plan, declare River Heights church as surplus, cell phone usage. The board meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the District Technology Center (2035 N 1200 E) on Wednesday, February 17, 2011. The meeting is open to the public.
When Richard Knight motioned to pay district employees a one-time stipend and to pay it now, the room erupted in applause. The Cache County School Board then voted 3-2 to pass the stipend. The final agreement is to pay all teachers and administrators an equal amount of $1035. The classified employees will receive a one-time payment equal to 2.1 percent of their annual pay.
The Cache School Board is scheduled to decide how the U.S. Education Jobs Funds will be disbursed. Superintendent Steven Norton recommended using the money for a one-time payment to teachers and employees to offset increased insurance costs. Also on the agenda are reports from the “No Cussing Club” at Mountain Crest, the USBA convention, and legislative issues. The board meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at the Cache County School District technology center (2035 North 1200 East).
Thursday evening the Cache County School Board approved an agreement to accept federal jobs stimulus money. The district is required to only use the money for employee compensation, benefits, retain existing employees, recall former employees, or hire new employees. Troy Pugmire, CEA President, said he read in the paper that some board members wanted to use the money to increase professional development days. Although those days are important, said Pugmire, the teachers are already using their free time to prepare. The teachers would rather see the money used to offset increased insurance costs.
The Cache School Board meets Thursday evening to consider: school teachers of the year recognition, swearing in new board members, trustland amendment requests, U.S. DOE jobs funds. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the district technology center (2035 N 1200 E).
The Cache County School Board rejected a proposal to buy 40-acres of land on the south end of the valley. Superintendent Steven Norton said there was an opportunity that deserved looking into. However, they felt there were some issues that were unresolved so the board decided to pass.
The Cache County School Board meets Thursday night to consider: buying 40-acres of land, trustland presentations, jobs fund, budget status report. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on December 16 at district offices (2035 N 1200 E).
Big changes are coming for students of the Cache County School District. Over the next four years the district will implement new core curriculum standards that will change the very structure of how students are taught. Gone are the separate classes of Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II and Pre-Calculus. In it’s place will be high school math courses designed to interleave all these concepts together and build on them during each successive term.
Thursday evening the Cache County School Board will honor seven teachers with School Teacher of the Year awards. Kellie Garcia and Jim Payant will also be recognized for their contributions to special education. The school board is scheduled to consider: the 2011-12 calendar, a grant presentation, common core standards presentation. The board meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the district technology center (2035 N 1200) on Thursday, November 18, 2010.
The Cache County School Board is holding a private meeting on Thursday to discuss the “Purchase of Real Property”. It’s perfectly normal for school boards to hold executive sessions for these discussions because they involve financial transactions with a third-party. There just isn’t anything else for the school board to discuss at their study session. They’ll meet, have roll call, say the pledge, and go into executive session. So there won’t be anything to see. The board does not vote on anything in executive session. They will likely approve any purchased during the next regular board meeting.
The Cache School Board will be mostly discussing the annual financial reports at their next regular school board meeting. The district financial audit report, annual financial reports and budget reports take up the bulk of the agenda items. The board will also consider a declaration for National Arts and Humanities month plus a request to approve the Utah Consolidated Application. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 2035 North 1200 East in North Logan. It is open to the public.
Negotiations continue between Logan and Cache County School Districts over changing property boundaries. Superintendent Steven Norton reported to the school board Thursday evening that Logan missed the opportunity to use state law to move land into the district when Logan city annexed properties. The law only applies before municipal annexation.
The Cache County School Board will meet Thursday evening to discuss: property exchange with Logan City, broadcasting future board meetings online, updated high school graduation requirements, comprehensive counseling program, employee retirement request. Following the regular meeting the board will meet in a private, executive session to discuss purchasing real estate.
The Logan School District is requesting changing district boundaries between Logan and Cache County School Districts. Specifically they wish to annex land south-west of the airport, 20 acres north of 600 South near 1400 West and the proposed apartment building at 700 S, Logan which is part of the Riverwoods development. Thursday evening the Cache County School Board approved a meeting between the two school board presidents and superintendents.
As Cache County kids start boarding those big yellow buses and heading back to school, Superintendent Steven Craig Norton calls their first days back “a great start to a great year.”
The Cache County School Board will meet Thursday evening to discuss: Logan School district boundary changes, school match report, bus rental request by the Top of Utah Marathon, teacher negotiation settlement. The board meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, August 26 at the Professional Development Center (2063 N 1200 E, North Logan).
UPDATE: The Cache County School board meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 19 has been postponed to Thursday, August 26.
The Cache County School Board meets Thursday evening in a study session. There are three items on the agenda: bus rental discussion, teacher negotiations report, and 2010 property tax rate report. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on August 12, 2010 at the district technology center (2063 N 1200 E, North Logan)
“Members of the school board voted Thursday to impose a $15 transportation fee on students in grades nine and up who participate in activities sponsored by the Utah High School Activities Association.”
The Cache School Board meets Thursday evening to consider: district transportation costs, employee negotiation agreement, 2010 tax rate and the adjusted preliminary budget. This is the only scheduled board meeting for July. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 8 at the Cache County School District offices (2063 N 1200 E, Logan, UT).
Teacher and employee scheduled pay increases — called steps and lanes — passed in the Cache County School District preliminary budget for 2010-11. Teachers expressed strong opposition to a possible freeze of steps and lanes in the May 21 board meeting. Board members on several occasions also expressed a desire not to make cuts to teacher’s pay — and expected pay — unless they have no alternative. Tuesday evening the Cache School Board passed a budget that cut $3.47 million from expected expenses.
The Cache County School Board will meet tonight to approve the preliminary 2010-11 budget.
The Cache County School District posted a three-year comparison of district revenue and expenditures. The reports are broken down by general fund, non K-12 programs, debt service, capital outlay, school food service, and trust and agency fund.
The Cache School Board will discuss the upcoming 2010-11 budget at a study session Thursday evening. Also scheduled for discussion: trustlands presentations, school improvement plans, sharp survey information, drug policy revision, and the board meeting schedule for next year.
Teachers want the school district to keep “steps and lane” salary increases. This is the message five teachers gave the school board Thursday evening. Ilene Davies, president of the Cache Education Association, told the board that steps and lanes are a priority to CEA members. “This practice will help teachers feel like they can go into the profession,” said Davies. “If we do not fund them, we will lose the best and the brightest.”
The Cache County School District Board of Education meets Thursday evening. The agenda includes recognition of School Teacher of the Year from Greenville, Lewiston, North Park, Park, River Heights, Sunrise and Summit schools. Also recognition of Classified Employees of the Year, 4A Coach of the Year, 4A boys state swimming champions, and Huntsman Awards. The board is expected to consider the budget for next year. The meeting begins Thursday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the technology center (2035 N 1200 E).
The Cache School Board will meet Thursday evening in a study session. The agenda includes “trustlands”, SVHS clubs, and “Race to the Top.” However, it’s likely that the budget discussion will take up the bulk of the meeting. The district needs to cut between $2.4 to $4.7 million from next year’s budget.