Category Archive: Jessamine County Board of Education

Apr 15

Proposed budget would give Jessamine County teachers 1.5-percent raise

Teachers in Jessamine County would get a 1.5-percent raise next year if the superintendent’s proposed budget is approved by the school board. Kathy Fields presented the proposed 2014-2015 budget to the Jessamine County Board of Education during its Monday work session; the board will vote on the budget at its regular April 28 meeting. The …

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Apr 15

Jessamine County Board of Education may take away employees’ exclusive school choice for their children

The school board is on track to change a longstanding policy that has allowed district employees to send their children to any school in Jessamine County. The current policy allows regular employees who live in the county to request before the beginning of the school year that their children attend any school of the parents’ …

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Mar 25

Jessamine County Board of Education denies Wilburn request for sod reimbursement

The Jessamine County Board of Education nixed a request Monday from construction company D.W. Wilburn for reimbursement for sod laid at Red Oak Elementary School that was not in the contract. Chief operations officer Val Gallutia told board members Wilburn had only been contracted to seed the playground area but that the company believed it …

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Mar 25

Last day of school in Jessamine County set for Friday, June 6

The school year for students in Jessamine County will end this year around noon Friday, June 6. The board of education approved an amended calendar Monday with that half-day set as the last day of school. Jessamine County has had 17 cancellations this school year due to winter weather and frigid temperatures. First-year superintendent Kathy …

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Mar 25

Jessamine County Board of Education votes to keep ticketed graduation ceremonies at Southland Christian Church

After its initial decision about graduation drew the ire of many students and parents, the Jessamine County Board of Education deliberated and cast the same decision again Monday night, keeping the graduation ceremonies at Southland Christian Church this year with tickets. The decision was made in a 4-1 vote, with Debbie Hood casting the dissenting …

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