Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board

Among other business Oct. 12, board members

• unanimously approved a new math course called Geometry and Construction for the 2024-25 school year

• voted 5-1 to postpone a vote on adding four new social studies courses and eliminating one until its next meeting on Oct. 26. Board member Peggy James said she needed answers to some questions before she would be comfortable voting.

• decided to interview five to eight of the 17 individuals who applied to fill the vacancy. The board plans to vote on and swear in a new member at its Oct. 26 meeting. President Cat Greenspon thanked the community for its interest and said there were “incredibly distinguished” candidates.

• approved rate increases effective Jan. 1 of 6.3 percent for medical insurance, 7.4 person for dental insurance and 4.1 percent for vision buy-up for district employees