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HCS testing early release

Published 7:12pm Wednesday, February 19, 2014

F.E. Burleson Elementary School has been testing next year’s early release program in the coming weeks.

Principal Sherry Calvert said they did an initial test on Feb. 5.

“It went very well for us,” she said.

She said they are planning another test to give students enrichment while conducting an iPad training with some of the staff.

In other business, the board:

• approved out of state field trips for th Hartselle High School Performers to travel to Chicago, Ill., April 10-13, HHS Band to travel to San Antonio, Texas, April 23-27, HJHS seventh and eighth grade gifted students to attend math and science day at Six Flags and the Hartselle Intermediate School fifth grade gifted students to travel to Atlanta, Ga., May 2 to visit Zoo Atlanta Overnight Crawlers Program at the Georgia Aquarium.

• approved resignations of custodian Alan Wiley and bus mechanic Tim Vest.

• approved employment of Terri Hayes for child nutrition worker.

• approved volunteer coaches Micah Milligan (track and field) and Charles Clemons (bass fishing team).

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