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The Suburbanite
  • Lake Local Schools Board of Education: Sept. 16

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  • Lake Local Schools Board of Education
    Monday meeting
    KEY ACTION  Approved Lake Local School bus routes for 2013-2014. There are 10 fewer routes this year from last year.
    DISCUSSION  Superintendent Jeff Wendorf said the district reorganized almost the entire transportation program. He said there were a few periods of adjustments during the first couple of days of this school year due in part to some of the bus drivers being assigned to new routes.
    “There seemed to be more concerns from people in the district over the time changes than any other issues,” Wendorf said. “The target goal for anticipated savings to the district is $300,000.”
    OTHER ACTION  
    • Accepted a $500 donation from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 200 Innovation Way, Dept. 617, Akron, to further support the science, technology, engineering and math education programs.
    • Heard that Lake Local Schools will honor former football coach Jeff Durbin at the Lake football game Friday, following the band halftime show. A welcome reception will be held in the Lake High School Commons from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the same day. Durbin coached at Lake Local for 20 years. He retired at the end of the last school year.
    • Approved three field trips, including an overnight trip Nov. 22 to 23 to Washington, D.C., for high school students, which includes a trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Art Museum and the Smithsonian Native American Museum. Each student will pay his or her way with the cost at about $189 per student; a Grade 7 Washington, D.C., trip, from March 13 to 15, 2014. The cost is $370 per student, which is paid by the student; and a Grade 8 Philadelphia/Gettysburg trip, March 13 to March 15, 2014. The cost is $350 per student, which is paid by the student.
    UP NEXT  Meets at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Lake Middle School, Large Group Instruction Room, 12001 Market Ave. N.
    — PATRICIA FAULHABER