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The Taylorville School board met on Monday evening to discuss old business, new business, and some potential curriculum changes. A packed house was on hand got treated to the jazz band who was invited by Dr. Dougherty to perform for the board as they arrived. The Jazz Band was one of only five high school jazz bands selected to perform at the Illinois Music Education Conference. The FFA was also recognized on achieving state degrees. THS Principal Matt Hutchison talked about some of the curriculum changes that were going to take effect especially involving the scale that THS uses.

 

 

Hutchison also mentioned some changes to graduation.

 

 

Dr. Chris Dougherty gave updates on the new School Resource Officer which will start for the next school year.

 

 

In her updates, Dr. Dougherty reports that the school has seen growth in the reading assessments. Dr. Dougherty reports that the school continues to look at data and adjust accordingly.

 

 
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