WARSAW — Strategic planning for the next five years of Warsaw Community Schools is well underway.
During the Warsaw Community School Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15, the board discussed the committees that will be heading the research projects learn how to improve several areas in the school system.
The research committees will focus on seven key areas the schools can be working towards improving. Committees for accountability, curriculum, family partnerships, learning and instruction, student development and well-being and staff have been put in place. All of these committees will consist of subcommittees to make sure each of these areas are well covered.
WCS Chief Technology Officer Brad Hagg informed the board that WCS had received a $16,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Education to host its fifth annual e-Learning technology conference on July 24-25, 2017. The board voted and unanimously approved the motion to accept the grant.
The board received an update on the Lincoln Elementary School and Edgewood Middle School. Plans for the next 30 days for Lincoln involve completing flooring, installing kitchen equipment, completing all walks needed to approach building from parking, bus loading and auto drop off area. Final cleaning and preparations of demolition of the old Lincoln building will also take place. Edgewood is in it’s final phase of classrooms renovations.
“I taught at Lincoln in the 70s and 80s, and this is just a dream come true,” said board member Randy Polston.
- The board heard a recap of the courses of study from the first half of the school year.
- Hoffert highlighted the one year anniversary of the Lutheran and Kosciusko Community Hospital partnership with WCS.
- The board approved the personnel report.
- The board unanimously approved a tittle II grant.
- The board unanimously approved an out-of-state travel request for a dual immersion trip for Chris Gunslinger, Nate Polston and David Robertson.