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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Suspicious Package under Investigation

MURRAY, Ky. (7/2/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on July 1, 2015 at 5:20 p.m., KSP received a call… Read More

Local Educator to Participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading in Calculus

PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/15) – Gary Goodaker of Caldwell County was recently selected to participate in the College Board's… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 13317

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4696

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 4011

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3547

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3485

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45004

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 13317

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 02, 2015 13317

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 4011

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 2936

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1537

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1484

Tyson Foods to Add 91 Jobs, Invest $8.2M at…

by Kimberly Tarter
July 01, 2015 1470

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 2, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
July 01, 2015 1234

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1123

Juried Art, Photography Exhibit Open at Glema…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 989

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 767

Muhlenberg Allstars 11-12 Year Olds Take down…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News