Written by John Plestina
The Bainville School board approved a budget amendment, Wednesday, June 11, authorizing the school district to spend $200,000 from the building reserve to pay for two manufactured homes for teacher housing.
The resolution for the budget amendment was required before the district could spend the funds.
In other business, the board approved a $1 increase in the school lunch price. Beginning with the next school year, students will pay $2.50 and adults $3.50 for school lunches. Breakfast will remain free.
The board also discussed bus driver pay and voted to increase the rate to $18 per hour for activity bus drivers.
In other business the trustees hired Angela Iverson to teach fourth grade. She is from Brockton and lives south of Culbertson.
The board hired Heather Giese to be a preschool teacher and rehired paraprofessionals Stephanie Boone and Katherine Batt.
The board also approved activities director Tanya Wilson to be assistant girls’ basketball coach, April Wills for assistant volleyball coach, Jess Romo for assistant boys’ basketball coach and Toby Romo for junior high boys’ basketball.
The trustees approved several requests to admit out-of- district students from North Dakota and Culbertson.