Mountain Home School Board approves purchase of school supplies saving parents money

The Mountain Home School Board dealt with a busy agenda Thursday night, including a plan to save parents money when it comes to buying school supplies. Superintendent Dr. Jake Long says the board approved spending $45,439 to purchase school supplies in bulk.

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Dr. Long updated the board on legislation passed during the recent session, which will help juniors and seniors apply for lottery scholarship funding to cover concurrent credit hours they take.

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The Mountain Home School Board approved expenditures for a couple of facility improvement projects.

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The cost of the painting of the high school is $25,320, while the price tag on refinishing the nearly 11,000 square feet of hardwood floors at Guy Berry is $47,294.

The board also voted to accept the annual audit, which Long says he is very proud of.

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The board honored two employees, Mark Paden and Sue Harris, for 30 years of service with Mountain Home Public Schools.

The board also dealt with some personnel issues. You can see that list by clicking here.

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