Summer school, commencement and other topics affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are on the agenda for the next Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education meeting, set for 5 p.m. Monday, May 11. The district will hold its meeting via video conference in an attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. To attend the meeting, contact the district office, 793-1500. A recording of the meeting will be posted at greatbendschools.net as soon as possible.
Summer school and commencement are on the agenda as part of the Superintendent’s Report, which also includes a student meal update and information about federal CARES funding.
Action items on the agenda include approval of 2020-2021 student and teacher handbooks, athletics and activities handbooks; next year’s board meeting schedule; paper purchase for 2020-2021; approval to release flooring bid specifications; and altering the summer schedule at the District Education Center. The DEC will close the office on Friday afternoons beginning May 29 through and including July 31.