Seymour school board meets Tuesday

The Seymour Community School Corp. board of education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Seymour Central Service Center, 1420 Corporate Way.

The meeting will include the consent agenda, communications and recognition, donations and grants and updates on construction projects.

Katie Leitzman and Steve Nauman will ask the board for permission to accept $64,765.01 from the Early Literacy Achievement Grant resolution. Jose Martinez is seeking permission to apply for the Dual Immersion Grant, a $50,000 competitive grant that will fund start-up costs associated with professional development, curriculum and programming, classroom supplies and material and teacher equipment for the Dual Immersion Program. Lastly, Joy Stuckwisch is presenting a $600 donation from Jackson County Co-Op Credit Union to the Seymour FFA program.

Action items include new course offerings at Seymour High School and approval of the SEL curriculum at Seymour Middle School.

First read items include a board policy update from Brandon Harpe, 2024 summer school programming from Joy Stuckwisch and adoption of science textbooks from Julie Kelly and Karla Bohle.

The meeting is open to the public and press.

At 6:30 p.m., the board will meet in executive session to discuss items related to personnel. It’s closed to the public and press.

Some important events coming up is a dual immersion public presentation at the Cortland Elementary School gymnasium at 7 p.m. March 11 and a regular school board meeting at 7 p.m. the following day.