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Washington County school board briefs

April 02, 2008|By ERIN CUNNINGHAM

WCPS office staff to start summer work week June 13

A four-day work week for Washington County Public Schools central office staff will begin June 13 and end Aug. 8.

Staff will work Monday through Thursday during that time.

Superintendent Elizabeth Morgan said Tuesday that staff has had a four-day work week in past years during the summer months.

The last day of school for students at most schools is June 4. The last day for students at Maugansville and Pangborn elementary schools is May 30.

School Board OKs $1.8 million for four schools

The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to approve about $1.8 million in expenses for four schools.

The board voted 6-0, with Board Member William H. Staley absent.

The board approved $212,000 for landscape work at the new Pangborn Elementary school and $87,805 for playground equipment there, according to documents.

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The board also voted to install a $737,000 chiller at Hancock Middle-Senior High School.

Another $823,030 will be spent on furniture for the new Rockland Woods, Pangborn and Maugansville elementary schools.

All three schools will open in August.

Fountaindale Elementary gives $3,548 to school

A $3,548 gift to Fountaindale Elementary from the school's PTA was accepted Tuesday.

The Washington County Board of Education approved the gift 6-0, with Board Member William H. Staley absent.

The donation will be used to purchase a double-faced changeable letter sign for the school.

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