On Tuesday, February 5th, eligible voters in the Jefferson-Scranton and East Greene School Districts will have the opportunity to vote on whether to reorganize the two school districts into the Greene County School District. Voting will take place from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM at all voting locations that a regular school board election would be held. I would like to encourage people to get out and vote.
The Google Chromebook Pilot Project has gotten underway at the HS. Three mobile carts of twenty-five Google Chromebooks each will be shared by the Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies Departments. We will be looking at how teaching/learning can be changed through the use of technology.
I will be in Des Moines Wednesday morning meeting with state legislators concerning talking with them about the Governor’s Education Reform package as well as other education related topics. There are several education related changes being discussed at the state level. I would encourage everyone to follow these discussions.
District wrestling will be held on Saturday, February 9th at Harlan. Wrestlers placing 1st or 2nd at the district meet will qualify for state. Good luck to the wrestlers.
The first round of the girls basketball tournament will be Saturday, February 9th at Sac City.
The Greene County Wrestlers will also be wrestling in the Regional Dual Team Tournament on Tuesday night at 6:00 PM at Humboldt.