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Agendas for USD 428 Board of Education, BCC Board of Trustees and Great Bend Rec Board meetings
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New math proposal will go before the school board

The high school and middle school math departments at Great Bend USD 428 have come together to propose changes to the course offerings available to middle school students. Teachers and principals will present their data and proposal when the board of education meets at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at the District Education Center, 201 South Patton Road.

The administration recommends this to be a first reading, with board action at its Nov. 14 meeting.

Other items on the agenda for Monday include: an update on the planning phase and construction timeline for the District Operations Facility at 625 10th St.; purchase of computers; information on replacing the artificial turf and track at GBHS Memorial Stadium; and the benefits of joining the BuyBoard Purchasing Cooperative.

The board will go into executive session under the rules of the Kansas Open Meetings Act to discuss an internet security audit. This will ensure the security of the district Information System is not jeopardized.

Annual safety report on BCC agenda

The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hear about the annual security and fire safety report when it meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. 

This will be the board’s monthly study session, with no action taken. Other items on the agenda include the Higher Learning Commission status report and information about the next students who will be Academic Integrity Ambassadors.

Rec Board  to hear Brit Spaugh South Park report

A report on the south portion of Brit Spaugh Park is on the agenda for Monday’s Great Bend Recreation Commission Board meeting, set for 4 p.m. at the Carl Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St.

Also on the agenda are the audit presentation, a 2023 agreement with the Kansas State High School Activities Association, appointments and designations, and information about a retirement celebration. Executive Director Diann Henderson is retiring at the end of the month, after 40 years with the Rec Commission.