Mexico Board of Education Approves 2023-24 School Calendar

A new school calendar for the 2023-24 year is now approved by the Mexico Board of Education.

The Board was tasked with deciding on whether to stay with a 5-day week or join a number of surrounding districts in making the switch to a 4-day week.

The Board heard a motion from Marci Orr to approve the 4-day calendar with a second by Todd Yager.

The motion failed with Orr, Yager, and Keith Louder voting in favor while Kara Clovis, Nicole Jahn, Scott Nichols and Kelli Teel voted no.

A motion was then made to adopt the 5-day a week calendar as presented which passed unanimously.

In other business, the Board approved a self-evaluation instrument to hold themselves accountable to guidelines established by the recent Continual School Improvement Plan they adopted.

There will also be a new assistant principal for Mexico High School after the Board approved the creation of the position.


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