The Belding Area Schools Board of Education bid farewell Monday evening to its two outgoing board members, with each of whom celebrated by their fellow trustees.
Trustees Debra Bach, 63, and Kate Feuerstein, 48, both of Otisco Township, attended their final meeting as members of the school board as neither chose to run for another six-year term this past November.
The Ionia Public Schools Board of Education adopted new social emotional resilience curriculum and revealed the results of its recent survey Monday evening at their latest regular monthly meeting.
With about six minutes of discussion, the board voted to approve and adopt new social emotional resilience curriculum for all grade levels. The curriculum contains lessons related to topics including anger management, social media literacy and conflict resolution and is intended to improve academic performance and classroom behavior.
The Ionia Public Schools Board of Education did some hiring, approved security improvements and received a financial audit during Monday’s meeting.
The board voted to approve installing more Aviglion security cameras and vape detection systems in all buildings throughout the district. The additional units will cover areas not currently surveilled remotely.
A Greenville resident’s appeals of redactions and fees resulting from several Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests of Greenville Public Schools have been granted and denied through three separate decisions by the Board of Education.
Earlier this month, the school board discussed three appeals from on Behrends after the school district responded to one of his FOIA requests by providing copies of emails he requested, but with redactions.
The Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education met on Monday evening to approve six policy updates and look at seven others.
The board approved, in a 6-0 vote with Trustee Jim Lingeman absent, to accept an update on staff dress and grooming, support staff dress and grooming, dress and grooming, grant funds, cost principles, spending federal funds and procurement of federal funds and grants.