By MINDY MCKENZIE
Daily Globe Staff Reporter
SHELBY- Donations were presented as well as approving routine business for the 2016-2017 school year during Monday night’s regular Shelby Board of Education meeting.
Superintendent of Schools Tim Tarvin explained there were a number of donations made to the district since the previous meeting in May.
The donations included $500 from Ronald Jankov for Zoetic Zinnias, $250 from the National FFA Foundation, Inc. to the Shelby High School FFA, $100 from the Lamba Chi Omega, Beta Mu Chapter to the Dowds Principal Fund, $50 from Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gruber for Shelby Wrestling Boosters in honor of John Johnson, and a donation of a new wrestling mat valued at $8,000 from the Shelby Athletic Boosters.
The board expressed their appreciation for the donations, which were accepted.
In personnel, the board accepted the resignation of Emily Koesters, teacher at Shelby Middle School, which is effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. The board approved all matters concerning personnel.
In routine business, Tarvin explained approval was needed from the board regarding the Shelby High School and Shelby Middle School student handbooks for the 2016-2017 school year.
Approval was also needed for the participation in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2016-2017 school year.
“We will need to have the cafeteria prices for the 2016-2017 school year adopted as well,” Tarvin explained.
The prices include: lunch at all schools: $2.75; reduced price lunch: $.40; adult lunch (w/o milk): $3.00; milk: $.50; breakfast at all schools: $1.25; reduced price breakfast: $.30.
The fee structure for the 2016-2017 school year and the transportation fee were also presented.
All items in routine business were approved by board members.
The board also approved Tarvin’s recommendations for a contract with North Point for special ed services, the FCCLA field trip to San Diego from July 2-8, an agreement with Julian and Grube for GAAP services for fiscal year 2016 and 2017 at $6,300 a year and Medicaid cost reporting at $1,500 a year, an interagency agreement between MOESC and Shelby for benefit of private residential treatment pilot program (Abraxas School), and the increase of up to $35 to the monthly net stipend and direct payment of up to $140 for the cost of a cell phone which will be paid to Karen Harvey for use in calling substitutes. Currently the payment is being used for a land line.