Crescent sets board meeting
JOYCE — The Crescent School District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting Thursday.
The meeting at 7 p.m. will be in the Crescent School Library at 50350 state Highway 112 in Joyce.
During the meeting, the board plans to take action on its parental involvement policy as well as its classroom management, discipline and corrective action policies.
The board also plans to approve the resignations of two faculty members: teacher Norma Van Orman and Facilities and Maintenance Director Randy Rooney.
For the complete agenda, go to tinyurl.com/PDN- Crescent-Agenda-April.
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