TribLIVE

| News

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Connellsville to discuss sale of Zach Connell school building

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 10:27 p.m.
 

Connellsville Area School Board will discuss selling the Zachariah Connell Elementary School building at a meeting on Wednesday night.

School board members agreed on Monday night to place the issue on this week's agenda.

The board decided to close Zachariah Connell Elementary about two years ago during a school reorganization plan. At that time, a group of parents opposed the closing.

Since then, the board has discussed either selling or reopening the school.

The school board also is expected to consider:

• Hiring supplemental contract positions, including coaches.

• Participating in the Bureau of Career & Technical Education's Technical Assistance Program for the 2014-15 school year.

• Approving the revised kindergarten through sixth-grade writing program, starting with the 2014-15 school year.

• Requesting approval for David McDonald to attend Student Assistance Program training at St. Vincent College in Latrobe Nov. 17-19 at an approximate cost of $400, which will be paid from Title 1 Professional Development Funds.

• Requesting approval of the contract between Intermediate Unit 1 and the Connellsville Area School District for instructional coaches at a cost of $108,000 to be paid from Title 1 Professional Development Funds, beginning Aug. 1 this year through June 30, 2015.

• Approving the contract between Intermediate Unit 1 and the Connellsville Area School District for Title 1 as proposed.

Cindy Ekas is a contributing writer.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Fayette

  1. 4 projects suggested for block grant funding in Connellsville
  2. Puppeteer from Connellsville native has talent
  3. Dunbar authority to sign railroad accord
  4. New Fayette County assistant DA named
  5. Engine roar lures fans to Fayette County Fair Demolition Derby
  6. Fayette County firefighters group elects new president
  7. Barn fire no obstacle to opening of farm store near Dawson
  8. Connellsville residents challenge ordinance covering abandoned structures
  9. Record golf ball collection drives Connellsville native
  10. Beloved Connellsville choral, musical director memorialized
  11. Lemont Furnace couple seeks reversal of zoning permit