The district will sell approximately 400 desktop computers with 19-inch LCD screens on June 23. The sale will be at Emporia Middle School, Room D3 (Tech Ed) from 8 am and to 3 pm. The computers will be sold for $60 each on a first-come, first-served basis. Each person will be limited to two computers; the limit will be removed after 1 pm. Computers must be picked up that day.
For buyers unsatisfied with their purchase for any reason, there will be a three-day no-questions-asked return policy. The computers are 6 years old.
MHEC Summer Hours
Summer hours at Mary Herbert Education Center will be 7:30 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday June 1 - July 31. The building will be closed Fridays during June and July. All district buildings will be closed Fridays in June and July.
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Emporia Public Schools
1700 W 7th Ave
Emporia, Kansas 66801
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Character Education Awards
Logan Avenue & Village schools were honored May 5 as two of 44 Kansas schools/districts offering excellent character education that focuses on students' social, emotional and character development. Awards were given though the Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Program. Accepting the awards were: (top photo) Carla Fessler, Jessica Griffin & Valerie Ringler from Logan Avenue & (bottom photo) Hilary Carlson, Judy Stanley & Jane McCoy from Village.
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The board approved the 2015-16 Master Contract and salary and benefit packages for licensed professional, classified, classified-exempt and administrative employees including the superintendent. The total salary package for 2015-16 represents an average 1.1 percent increase.
Under the new master agreement, licensed professional employees will receive an experience increment on the salary schedule plus movement for educational advancement. The board also approved the salary schedules for administrative and classified exempt employees to reflect a 1.1 percent increase plus movement for educational advancement. Classified employees will receive the earned experience increment on the salary schedule.
2015-16 Master Agreement
Administrator Salary Schedule
Classified Salary Schedule
Classified Exempt Salary Schedule
The board heard a report and recommendations from the District Wellness Committee, which has been meeting for the past year. The group is recommending a voluntary employee wellness program to begin in 2015-16 that encompasses all pieces of employee well-being - physical, emotional, mental and financial health. The program will include more healthy food options, a district health fair in September, classes on stress management, financial well-being, fitness, cooking, smoking cessation and more.
Other Board Business
- The board approved payment of Schools For Fair Funding membership dues totaling $27,156
- Received a schedule for budget development and public meetings in July and August.
- Tabled requests to accept a Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program grant and a request to purchase three new 10-passenger vans.
- Retired board policies JE and JGFC
FHTC Board - Grant Riles reported the board has approved a new strategic plan for the college and raised approximately $63,000 at the annual foundation fundraiser.
Recreation Commission - Mike Helbert reported the commission is working on a budget for 2016.
Legislative Update - Rob Scheib reported the legislature is still in session and has not yet passed a budget for the next fiscal year starting July 1.
The board approved the following:
- Accepted a $3,000 donation from the Timmerman PTO
- Annual software agreements for NWEA MAP assessments, SchoolNet & OdysseyWare
- School site council annual reports
- Memorandum of Understanding with ECKAN Head Start
- QPA annual reports