Southwest approves faculty resignation, retirement

Friday, May 20, 2011

The Southwest R-5 School Board approved the resignation of one faculty member and recognized the retirement of another at its regularly scheduled meeting on March 17.

Debra Butcher, fifth grade teacher, submitted a letter of resignation, and Joe Smith, elementary art teacher, will retire at the end of the 2010-11 school year.

In other business, the Southwest R-5 School Board:

* Approved the 2011-12 school calendar. Classes will begin on Aug. 11.

* Voted to purchase three semi-automatic emergency defibrillators for $1,348.25.

* Amended the 2010-11 school year budget.

* Approved the Southwest Area Career Center contract for work experience program services.

*Reviewed the health services program report and administrative reports.

* Approved the non-binding estimated tax levies of $2.75 for operational and 85 cents for debt service.

* Scheduled the board's budget study session to be held at 7 p.m. on April 25.

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