Principals fielded questions from school board members on topics ranging from the difference between harassment and bullying, dress code violations, students’ freedom of political expression, cell phone usage and the implementation of a drug dog.
Three in-house positions were up for nomination for the 2022-2023 school year: president, vice-president and secretary.
The Arkadelphia Board of Education had tabled discussion on whether it would donate roughly $180,000 worth of the high school’s now-defunct engineering program to collegiate programs.
Johnson ousted incumbent Casey Motl by 5 votes Tuesday. Unofficial results announced at the Clark County Courthouse showed that Johnson secured a total of 164 votes to Motl’s 159.
Board members are to consider the school district handbook for the upcoming school year. What’s different about this is a single handbook will be distributed district-wide rather than separate handbooks for each campus.
The Arkadelphian sent both candidates an email with a list of questions regarding their stance on issues in the local education system. Here is how they responded:
Early voting begins this week for the Zone 1 position on Arkadelphia’s Board of Education.