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Volume 7, Issue 8 64ap aper for the people" August 2000 Changes in Elementaw Handbook Pasel The Eastern School Board approved ' the elementary student handbook, which includes a few changes. A change in dismissal procedure is: Parents who bring or pick up their children should do so by entering the west drive off of Walnut Street and should exit the east drive to Walnut Street. Students who wdk home will be escorted to the Meridzan Street exit by a supervisor. A change regarding visitors is: In cases where parents are divorced, it is the responsibility of the custodial parent to supply a copy of court documents stating that non- custodial parents are prohibited from school visitations, if the cumdial parent does not want the noncustodial parent to visit their child at school. An addition is: A pay telephone will be available in the front lobby for ajer hours student use. On rules about clothing: Spaghetti strap tops and tank tops will be prohibited. In the string orchestra: Advanced students will meet two to three times a week at - 7: 15 a. m. Extra curricular performances may also occur throughout. the school year. Odyssey of the Mind has been renamed: Destination Imagination. The complete student handbook can be seen at the school or the corporation office. Copies will also be distributed at registration. Hew Band Director Hired for EHS Peter Sampson was hired as Eastern High Band Director on July 7. He has been at Eastern the past school year as assistant'to Don Walker. Walker has resigned to take a position in the Denver, Colorado area. Interviews are being conducted for the position of Assistant Band Director. Rebecca Willis was hired on a limited license to teach Spanish at the Jr/ Sr High School. She is licensed in language arts and is working on her endorsement in Spanish. Libby Working, first grade teacher, requested and received a maternity leave for the 2000- 200 1 school year. Come to the Fair Greentown Lions Tom Jones and Larry Harper erect a sign in preparation for the Howard County 4- H Fair, which is sponsored by the Lions Club. Many hours are spent by Lions members in the weeks prior to the fair as well as the week of the fair in grounds and facilities preparation and in planning and implementing a wide variety of activities. The 2000 fair dates are July 24- 29. Photo by R. Jenkins Eastern to ' a Welcome New Girls BB Coach Sabr'ina Slone Sabrina Slone was hired July 18 as a teacher of emotionally handicapped at Eastern Jr/ Sr. High School and as head grls basketball coach. She fills the coaching vacancy left by Don Walker, who resigned last spring. % Slone is a graduate of Alexandria- Monroe High School with an Academic Honors diploma. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Communications minor from Wake Forest University , and a Masters in Secondary Education from Ball State University. Since 1997 she has taught business education at Norwell High School in Ossian, Indiana. At Norwell she was also Junior Varsity Basketball Coach. Prior to that, she was Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at her Alma mater in $ Alexandria, Her playing career includes AAU All- State ( 1985- 89) and All- American ( 1 987). She was Alexandria- Monroe High School's first Indiana All- star ( 1989). At Wake Forest she was a 4 year starter on the Women's Basketball team. Slone says she plans to build on the existing talent and has high expectations for the years to come. Registration Dates for. Eastern Schools Thursday Aug. 3 and Friday Aug. 4 8: 30 - 11 : 30 a. m. and 1 : 00 - 3: OO p. m. Monday Aug. 7 - 1l: OO a. m.- 7: 00 p- m. Entrance to the elementary building will be by the new west doors. L. New School Board. Members Installed - The three new members of the board of Eastem Howard School Corporation were installed by corporation treasurer, Verna Rush, on July 7,2000. Melinda Young, Mark Lantz, and Ann Renbarger were selected in the election of May 2. Tliey all expressed excitement about taking their new positionaand were welcomed by current board members Bill Heck and Larry Hinesley, and by Superintendent Dr. Lindan B. Hill. Bill Heck was elected president of the board for the 2000- 2001 term. Heck was Board President in a prior year. Melinda Young was elected Vice- President and Mark Lantz, Secretary. Mrs. Rush was retained as Treasurer. This is a position she has held for 22 years. Dana Brovont was named Extra- Curricular Treasurer for the Elementary, and Kim Davis Extra- Curricular Treasurer for the Jr/ Sr High. Appointment of the Corporation attorney was tabled until the board has an opportunity to meet the proposed person. The second and fourth Tuesdays at 7: 30 p. m. was established for regular meetings of the board. Permit Required for Fences If Greentown residents want to put up a new fence on property zoned R 1, they are required to obtain a building permit. This is according to a new ordinance passed by the Town Council on July 1 1. The cost of the permit is $ 1 5 . OO and can be obtained from the Executive Secretary of the Planning Committee, presently Keith Rush. The reason for the ordinance is to allow the marshal an opportunity to be assured that the fence is to be erected in the cbrrect location, in an effort to prevent conflict resulting from a wrong location. NOTICE The PTO meeting scheduled for July 25 has been changed to August 9,6: 30 p. m., in the new elementary cafeteria. It will be a special meeting to discuss playground equipment.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2000-08, 07:08|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
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|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: CHanges in Elementary Handbook Passed; New Band Director Hired for EHS; Eastern to Welcome New Girls BB Coach; New School Board Members Installed- Officers Elected; Notice; Permit Required for Fences; Registration Dates for Eastern Schools
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, August 2000, Volume 07, Issue 08|
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