December 2009

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on December 16, 2009.

The Board heard presentations from the First Lego League Robotics Team -- students presented an overview of this year's project and competition.

The FCCLA presented an overview of the Cluster Meeting and the Fall Leadership Conference.

The Board took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the November 10, 2009, Board of Education meeting.

* Heard and approved the financial report.

* Revised appropriations.

* Set the reorganizational meeting and the regular Board meeting for January 13, 2010, at

6:45 PM and 7:00 PM respectively.

* Accepted the following donations:

$200 to the Botkins FFA from Chuck Buehler

$150 from Town & Country for HOBY

$100 from Heine Roggenkamp for Mark & Kathy Roggenkamp Education Scholarship Fund.

$1000 from Brian Hodges for the Noah.

$100 each from the following for the Noah Machine -- Ron Stutsman, Leonard Schmerge,

Gary Bornhorst, Wayne Greve, Joe Zimpfer

* Entered executive session to discuss personnel issues.

Heard the following updates:

* Reviewed the calendar for the 2010-11 school year.

* Reviewed information for book fees for the past year to set fees for the 2010-11 school year.


Connie Schneider, Supt.

Botkins Local School