State payments continue to shrink

State payments to school districts continue to shrink in several areas.


One is reimbursement for transportation costs.


Prairieview-Ogden School Superintendent Vic White said the state will pay the district a projected $76,284 for transportation for the 2012-13 school year. That is roughly half of what was paid for 2009-10 ($147,788), a drop of $71,504.


In 2010-11, the state paid $101,160, and in $2011-12 it paid $93,064.


The board approved the school report card, which will be posted on the district website.


Every one of the three schools in the PVO district was at or above 90 percent meets/exceeds in math and reading.
At its monthly meeting this week, the school board approved a resolution to abate the $97,000 tax levied for the 2009 bond issue and to use the 1 percent sales tax proceeds to make that payment.


The board approved a three-year bus garage rental agreement with the village of Ogden for $1,300 per year.
The board learned that Thomasboro school board would like for PVO again to host the co-op baseball home games and practices at the Royal baseball diamond next year. It will mark the second year of the cooperative.


The board approved two coaches for seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball — White as head coach and Kathryn Olson as assistant coach.  


The board approved Marvin Osterbur’s resignation as janitor of North Elementary as of Dec. 31.
Jeff Isenhower told the board that Hat Day was a success in the district


PVO students in all three schools were allowed to wear hats to school for a day if they donated money, which will go toward diabetes research. PVO student Marty Wright has a severe case of diabetes.


The event raised more than $500.

 

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