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Chris Shaw Re-Elected President Of Mitchell School Board
Updated January 16, 2015 1:53 PM | Filed under: Education
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(MITCHELL) - Chris Shaw was re-elected to serve as president of the Mitchell school board. Patrick Redman will serve as vice president and Crystal Mikels was re-elected to serve as board secretary.

The board voted to keep its base stipend at $2,000, which is the same rate as last year. Board members will receive $70 for each regular and special meeting they attend, up from $25 in 2014. Board members will also receive $25 for each committee meeting they attend.

Board members also made the following appointments:

  • Melinda Powell reappointed as the school treasurer.
  • Debbie Arthur reappointed as deputy treasurer.
  • Chris Brown reappointed as extra-curricular treasurer, effective through June 30 when she will retire.
  • Dana Grimes as deputy extra-curricular treasurer, effective through June 30.
  • Steve Phillips as the local education officer.
  • Fleener Brooking, Phillips and Phil Storm as representatives to the Mitchell Community Schools insurance committee.
  • Greg Pittman as the school attorney.

The board also approved the 2015-2016 school calendar. Teachers will begin preparing their classrooms on August 3. The first day of school for students will be August 5.

Fall break is scheduled for Oct. 19-23, with Thanksgiving break Nov. 25-27 and Christmas break Dec. 19-Jan. 3. Spring break is scheduled for March 21-25.

The last day for students is May 24 and for teachers May 25. Graduation commencement is May 29.

Snow make-up days are Dec. 21, Dec. 22, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, April 11, April 22, April 25 and May 13.

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