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Archive for December, 2016

School Board Minutes and Expenses

November 15, 2016

The Arbon School Board met on November 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. members Jason Williams, Jake Evans, Jessica Ward were present as were Robin Claunch, Debbie Curry and clerk, Cheri Evans.

The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve the agenda. The motion was moved by Jessica and seconded by Jake to approve the minutes.  The bills were reviewed.  The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jessica to approve them.  The total M & O expenses for November was $22,848.26. The school received $51,237.50 from the State Department of Education and $105.29 from interest on investments. The school M & O balance is $294,508.51. The Plant Facility received $26.65 from interest the Plant Facility balance is $54,381.98. The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jessica to approve the financial statement.

The teachers presented a list, standing desk, science and social studies DVDs, railroad ties to enlarge garden, six blue tooth headsets, one chrome book, and equipment for P. E., of items they would like which can be purchased with the REAP Funds.  The board approved with a $5,000.00 limit on the P.E. equipment.  Teacher workday is Friday, November 18th.  The teacher evaluations have been completed.

The 2015-2016 annual report and audit were reviewed and approved. Jake will make a couple more changes to the teacher, lead teacher, and administrative job descriptions and email the final copy to the board members and teachers so it can be discussed at the December meeting.

There has been one more request for an application for the clerk/business manager/etc. position.  Interviews will be conducted on December 6th at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  The hiring committee will include Jason Williams, Jessica Ward, and either Valaree Estep or Twain Hayden.  Jake Evans and Cheri Evans will exclude themselves due to conflict of interest.

The next meeting will be held December 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The motion was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting adjourned at 9:50 p.m.



Approved 12-13-2016

Funeral Services for Thelda Blau

Many of you have heard that our dear friend and former Arbonite, Thelda Blau, passed away. Funeral services are this Saturday, December 10th, in the Emmett area. There will be no service in Ogden, as previously discussed.

9:30 – graveside (family only)
10:00 – short service at the Letha Ward building in Letha, Idaho (on Idaho Boulevard).


Any donations or card can be sent to Rex Blau at 5654 Hillview Rd, Emmett Idaho 83617

Property Taxes

I’d like to remind everyone that the 1st half of the 2016 property taxes are due December 20, 2016.  Thanks a bunch.  Have a Merry Christmas!

Deanna Curry

Christmas Dinner & Program

There will be a Christmas program at the LDS church tomorrow, Dec 3 at 6pm.  There will be food, a Christmas program, and Santa!  Everyone who would like to attend is invited.  Please bring a salad and desert to share and we’d love to see you there!