Published: April 13, 2019


THE GILES COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEET RECENTLY.  AMONG THE ITEMS DISCUSSED INCLUDED A REQUEST FROM DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS PHILLIP WRIGHT TO EXTEND HIS THREE YEAR CONTRACT AND A POLICY CONCERNING SCHOOL SYSTEM EMPLOYEES' USE OF HEMP BASED PRODUCTS.  BOTH ITEMS WERE TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING.  THE BOARD APPROVED A POLICY PLACING STUDENTS' CHROME BOOKS UNDER THE ANNUAL NON REFUNDABLE STUDENT FEES AND ALSO APPROVED THE RAISING OF THE LIMIT OF CAPITALIZATION OF ASSETS TO 25 THOUSAND DOLLARS.  A PROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT TRANSFERRING $47,600 FOR A SECOND ROW OF FRONT DOORS AT FOUR COUNTY SCHOOLS WAS ALSO DISCUSSED.  THE BOARD WILL MEET AGAIN ON MAY 2ND.