At tonight’s Mexico Board Of Education meeting the board approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 school calendar. The first day of the school year will be August 15, with graduation being May 13.
The board recognized 2 employees retiring from the district. Pam Miller shared her love of science with students becoming known as Mrs. Miller the Science Thriller. She will continue volunteering monthly in the schools.
The second was Steve Brooks. He served as a custodian at the Hart Career Center and in the Agriculture building. He was always looking for ways to improve the facility.
School resource officers Patrick and Hayes were thanked for all they have done this school year.
Candidate filing for school board ended with 2 emerging to fill the vacant seats from Bev Borgeson and Dr. Peter Perll. Nate Birt and Scott Nichols will be sworn in in April.
Early Childhood Center located at 408 North Jefferson will be listed with both Donna Peak with Century 21 and Betty Jo Sydenstricker with Remax. They submitted identical bids.