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Talk of ESSA, farm to school program at countywide school board meeting

Twin Bridges School hosted this year’s countywide school board meeting, which took place Jan. 26. Representatives from all five Madison County school districts, along with county commissioners, Sheriff Roger Thompson and members of the Twin Bridges FFA Chapter were present to talk about a farm to school program and Every Student Succeeds Act.

Ennis School Board has special visit from school mascot Thunder

“Two years ago when (Gavin Terrell) and his family moved here, he was in seventh grade and asked if the school had a mascot,” said Dan Olkowski, special education teacher at Ennis Schools. “He expressed it was a dream of his.”
This year, Terrell started high school, but still had not given up on his dream. When he brought up his desire to be the school mascot at the start of the year, Olkowski had him apply for the position. Terrell interviewed with school administration was officially given the role of Thunder, the Ennis School Mustang.

Harrison School Board sets schedule for next year, renews football co-op, addresses concerns with administration

At their regular meeting on March 9, the Harrison School Board discussed the school’s 2015-16 schedule, renewed the football co-op with Whitehall and addressed staff concerns with the school administration.

Issues with Harrison administration not resolved

At the regular Harrison school board meeting on Feb. 9, trustee Ann Hokanson requested the student council present survey results concerning the administration at the next board meeting on March 9.
The request for survey answers stems from the Dec. 8 school board meeting where students, staff and faculty brought concerns with school administration to the Harrison school board – those concerns were still not addressed at the Monday, Feb. 9 board meeting.