Praises were in store for the Clay Community School Corporation Bands at the Nov. 13 School Board meeting.
Supt. Dan Schroeder started off the night with good news and congratulations.
"It was a great day for Clay Community Schools," Schroeder said "We had two different bands competing in two different levels at state. Everyone is proud of them and their hard work."
The Northview High School Marching Knights and the Clay City Imperial Regiment both competed at Indiana State School Marching Association State Finals on Saturday, Nov. 1. Other Clay Community School Board members also cheered for the bands.
"I was very happy to see both bands in Indy once again," board member Ted Jackson said to patrons in attendance. "I would also like to tell everyone how proud I am of the parent support towards the bands. Everyone worked very hard."
Board member Terry Barr also agreed with Jackson and Schroeder.
"I would like to commend both bands, as well as the parent volunteers," she said. "You have all worked very hard and I think that is great."
Other accomplishments that were brought up at the meeting included:
* Northview's Conor Strain running in the Indiana High School Athletic Association State Cross Country at the Lavern Gibson Cross Country Course.
* And the graduation rate increases at both Northview and Clay City.
The board also voted to make changes to the transportation handbook where if an employee were to leave the corporation and come back then their seniority status would start from the second hiring point.
County Commissioner Charlie Brown was the third member to be appointed to the common construction wage committee.
He will be joining CCSC Director of Building and Grounds Tom Reberger who were appointed at the Oct. 9 meeting.
In other news the board approved in six-0 (Dottie King was not present) vote on:
* Administrative Guidelines for Corporal Punishment,
* Administrative Guidelines for Transfer Students,
* Transfer Students Continuing School,
* Title 1 LPN Job Description, and
* School Nurse LPN Job Description
The board meets regularly on the second Thursday of each month. Its next board meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 11.