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Meeting roundup

 

October 31, 2019 | View PDF



Hinsdale High School District 86 Board

Among other business at their Oct. 23 meeting, school board members

• agreed to retain Amsco Engineering as a commissioning authority in connection with the referendum projects at a cost of $129,500.

• approved the 2020 summer school calendar, with the first semester starting on June 8 and the second on June 29. Credit-bearing courses will run Monday to Friday for three weeks, with enrichment courses and workshops running Monday to Thursday for three weeks.

• authorized changes to the insurance plans offered in the district effective Jan. 1. Premiums would have increased by 21 percent without the adjustments. With the changes, the HMO cost increase is 26 percent, but the hikes in the PPO and HSA plans are only 5.1 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively.

• heard an update on work being done on Goal 2 of the district’s strategic plan, which is to provide a learning environment that promotes student well-being. The district wants to optimize the school day and calendar to meet student needs and promote student well-being; allow students to participate in decisions and be responsible for outcomes; and use best practices to improve students’ social and emotional skills and reduce excessive stress.

• approved agreements with SASS and the YWCA to provide services to eligible students on campus who are facing a mental health crisis or have experienced sexual trauma.

 
 

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