The Taylorville School Board met on Monday evening for their regular board meeting. After roll call, approval of minutes, and hearing from some visitors, the board approved the treasurer’s report, claims, and personnel movement. Taylorville Superintendent, Dr. Chris Dougherty says everyone will be returning back to school next year unless they are on quarantine. There will not be any remote learning this year.
Dr. Dougherty says there are a lot of educational laws that will be coming out on July 1st that will change things next year and in the near future.
Dr. Dougherty recognizes that there is a teacher shortage and the School is working on addressing that.
The amended budget was approved for FY21 and Wendy Dulakis, Board Treasurer says things are looking good.
Taylorville High School Principal Matt Hutchison announced that Lincoln would be leaving the Apollo Conference for the Central State 8. The move would not take place for another couple of years. The Conference is looking through all their options for other teams to join in the near future. There will be no School Board meeting in July, the next one will take place on August 9th. You can watch the entire meeting here.