Posted: Mon, May 7 2012 at 8:19 AM, Updated: Mon, May 7 2012 at 8:19 AM
Officials at the Brookings-Harbor School District say the district is in the black.
A budget has been proposed that would allow the district to add programs and staff. All changes would be in effect for the coming school year. The district must approve the budget by June 30th.
The district will add two-and-a-half additional licensed personnel to bring back the seven-period day at Brookings-Harbor High School,
They will also extend the instructional day at Azalea Middle School from 48-minute class periods, to 55 minutes.
A full-time Science and Physical Education teacher, and a part-time Language Arts teacher will be hired.
The district also will continue the full day kindergarten program at Kalmiopsis Elementary School.
The expanded diploma “Beyond BHHS Program” in partnership with Southwestern Oregon Community College will return, and will maintain a full academic calendar for the 2012-13 school year.
The district has decided to take over the Life Skills program from the South Coast Education Service District (SCESD) as well.
The next budget meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 10 in the Kalmiopsis Elementary School Library.
Public comment will be taken.