School Board updates
In addition to the discussion of the progress of the high school construction project, a number of other items were discussed and approved at the Olney ISD School Board Meeting on Oct. 8.
At this meeting, the board discussed the current enrollment of 677 students as of Oct. 5. The board also announced that attendence is at 97 percent.
Other items discussed included the purchase of a bus and the installation of seatbelts, for a cost of $98,125, and the purchase of an SUV, with a cost of $37,488. Both items were approved by the board.
Superintendent Dr. Greg Roach was also granted $2,000 to purchase furniture for the high school.
See future issues of Olney Enterprise for more information on OISD school board meetings.