ops4 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/24/13) – On Tuesday, April 23, the Owensboro Independent School District Board of Education held its weekly board luncheon at the central office on Griffith Avenue.

The meeting opened with the school board recognizing the Owensboro Police Department for their contributions to security in the Owensboro Public School System. The school board has worked in conjunction with the police department to assess any security faults in the districts’ school buildings.

A report requested by the board evaluated the estimated occupancy of the district’s school buildings. The outcome of this report would affect the district’s proposed rezoning within the next two years that would move fifth grade back into elementary schools, and the sixth grade into the north middle school 7-8 grade campus. The possibility of opening the 5-6 grade campus as a new elementary school was mentioned, but no action has been taken concerning this discussion as of yet.

Following the occupancy report, the board recessed into a closed session under KRS 61.810 for a student disciplinary hearing.

The board then reconvened to discuss the minutes and agenda for the regular board meeting this Thursday.

Alex Reid
SurfKY News
Photo by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Paducah Poet Samuel 'Snacks' Hawkins Shares from New Book at WKCTC Oct. 19

PADUCAH, Ky. (10/10/15) — Paducah poet and performer Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins will share reading from his new book Cut… Read More

Stabbing Victim Faces Charges of Alleged Kidnapping

PADUCAH, Ky. (10/9/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a man who was stabbed last week has been… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4892

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4816

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 4137

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3827

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3302

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13482

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11538

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 10, 2015 2942

25-Mile Car Chase on Pennyrile Ends in Two Arrests

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 922

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 919

Travis Ipox Appointed as New Agency Manager of…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 852

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 714

OPINION: No Simple Answer to Violent Attacks

by Ron Sanders
October 09, 2015 679

2016 Kynect Open Enrollment Period Begins Nov. 1

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 611

Rider Killed in Motorcycle Collision with Bucket…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 577

LG&E, KU Utility-Scale Solar Facility…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 518

McConnell Comments on Court Decision Halting WOTUS

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 488

A.G. Conway Issues Statement Regarding Sixth…

by SurfKY News