ICC BoE gets construction update, starts 2021-22 budget planning
Emilia Teasdale is reporting for The Columbia Paper at its January 12 meeting, the Ichabod Crane Board of Education reviewed the district rollover budget as they prepare to begin work on the 2021-22 school year spending plan. The annual budget vote and school board election is scheduled for May 18. Superintendent Suzanne Guntlow updated the board on the construction work underway in the high school and middle school buildings. One wing, or pod, of the middle school is now complete and students have moved into the new classrooms. Work has started on the next pod. The new art rooms in the high school are now being used and the guidance office is complete. Work has begun on the science wing. And Assistant Superintendent Lucas Christensen provided the board with information about academic intervention necessitated by the high failure rate during the first quarter of the school year. Some students will be putting in additional in-person days at the middle school and high school for help. Christensen also said there would be calls to parents when students are failing. The board will next meet on Tue., Feb. 2. Read the full story in The Columbia Paper.