|Jennings adapts door buzzer system|
|Written by Stephanie Groves|
|Thursday, February 21, 2013 1:54 PM|
In financial news, the board approved real estate tax advances of $320,000 during the months of January and February. Members also were in favor of accepting a variety of donations, including: $210 anonymous donation to the Cheer Fund; $326.58 to the Elementary Activities from Box Tops for Education; $193.85 for Ellison Dies from F.J. Community Women’s Club; $50 each to the Building Fund in memory of Cecelia Vorst and Alvera Sakemiller; $115.53 to the Elementary Activities from Meijer Community Rewards; $50 to the Athletic Fund from Frank and Denise Sukup in memory of Alvera Sakemiller; $35 from Delphos Publications; $57 from poster boards donated by Drew Field; and books for the elementary library from Dereck Weyrauch and Alexis Hoersten.
In old business, board members accepted the resignations of Vanna Abbott effective at the end of the school year and Coach Jim Buettner from the girls elementary basketball program. Principal Nicholas Langhals praised both Abbott and Buettner for their enduring contributions to the school.
“Ms. Abbott will be greatly missed by all,” Langhals spoke with empathy. “The major part of her life was spent in this school, at basketball games, football games, she will be missed by the students. Coach Buettner gave a lot of years to this school and he will be missed. We want to thank him for all he has done.”
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