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The Skyline R-II Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 19 with six members present.
The consent agenda items were discussed and approved.
In new business, auditor Matthew James came to the meeting and discussed the 2009-2010 audit. A few items that he pointed out in the audit were that Skyline received more federal dollars this year and less state funds.
Skyline had a decrease of approximately $56,000 in total new assets in 2009-2010.
Skyline has two long-term debts they are paying on: one school bus (to be paid off in 2012) and the energy loan.
James noted three basic findings in his report: segregation of duties, preparation of financial statements and risk assessment.
He stated that the audit went very well and all accounting procedures were properly followed.
Other items in new business included selling old gas pumps and the eMINTS grant.
Skyline School has two old gas pumps. We will be taking sealed bids on the pumps through Nov. 12.
Anyone with questions should call the school and ask for Paul.
The board approved participating in the i3 eMINTS grant. By participating in this grant the school will receive professional development for teachers, laptops for students, digital cameras, printers and scanners.
This grant is a 3-year program geared toward the seventh and eighth grade core classes.
In the superintendent’s report, enrollment was 79 students for September and 11 preschoolers with an attendance of 97 percent.
The board was presented with and discussed the Annual Performance Report.
Skyline received 6 out of 7 points and will receive Distinction in Performance again this year.
All four MAP areas were met along with attendance and high school grade point average.
The next regular board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.