As filings closed Aug. 13 for St. Francis School Board seats that are on the Nov. 5 election ballot, six district residents had filed to run for three available four-year terms.
After meeting in closed session June 24 for a review of Ed Saxton’s work in the district’s top post, the St. Francis School Board voted 5-2 to approve a contract that would retain the former St. Francis High School principal in his current role as district superintendent through the 2015-2016 school year.
“Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.”
Seven graduation ceremonies fell within seven days between Thursday, May 30 and Tuesday, June 4.
The lights are down and the lunar eclipse video is playing, but there is talking. The students in Holli Hillman’s fourth-grade class shushed the adults for talking. They wanted to hear the 3D video, said Cedar Creek Community School student Preston Channer.
With the periodic adjustments in state and federal funding, the St. Francis School District 15 needed to revise its budget.