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Union North School Board Appoints Chuck Phillips Dir. of Operations

May 15, 2012
Union North School Board Appoints Chuck Phillips Dir. of Operations

   05/16/12 The Union-North United School Board has appointed Chuck Phillips to the newly designated position of Director of Operations for the 2012-2013 school year. Currently Phillips is the principal of LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School. He will remain in that position until the end of the school year while, at the same time, transition...
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Union North School Board Hears Suggestion for Principals to Atttend RISE Training

January 27, 2012
Union North School Board Hears Suggestion for Principals to Atttend RISE Training

01/30/12 Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, Indiana school administrators will be required to provide meaningful feedback to their teachers on their job performances. Part of a teacher’s effectiveness will be based on student performance and growth. The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is providing a model evaluation tool along with resources to support...
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Union North School holds Re-organizational Meeting

January 13, 2012
Union North School holds Re-organizational Meeting

01/16/12 The Union-North United School Board held a reorganization meeting on January 12 when they elected new officers for 2012. By unanimous vote of 5-0, Mike Berger was named president, David Grenert, vice-president and Dennis Graf, secretary. Mark Dickson was appointed as the legislative liaison and delegate for the Fall ISBA Conference. Rob Swathwood...
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Mawhorter Officially Named Superintendent for Union-North School Corp.

December 28, 2011
Mawhorter Officially Named Superintendent for Union-North School Corp.

12/29/11 The Union-North School Corporation made it official at a meeting on Wednesday night that Mitchell Mawhorter will begin his duties as the superintendent on January 2. Mawhorter comes from his current  job as principal at Jimtown Junior High School. Board President Mark Dickson had made the announcement on December 22 that Mawhorter had...
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Union North Transportation Fund Close to Red

December 9, 2011
Union North Transportation Fund Close to Red

 12/12/11 Transportation costs for the Union-North United School Corporation became a topic of discussion at the school board’s meeting on December 8 after they received notice from Treasurer Debbie Rubesha that the fund will be $55,570 in the red by the end of 2011. Rubesha was not at the meeting, but in correspondence to...
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Union North School Board Considers Discretionary Spending Limit

November 11, 2011
Union North School Board Considers Discretionary Spending Limit

11/14/11 The Union-North United School Board members all agreed on Thursday night that a limit to the amount that a superintendent should be allowed to spend without board approval should be set; however, what that limit should be set at brought out opposing opinions. The matter was brought to light when Interim Superintendent Julie...
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A.D. at Union North Updates School Board

November 11, 2011
A.D. at Union North Updates School Board

11/14/11 The Union North United School Board heard a report on the LaVille Athletic Department programs. Will Hostrawser, who serves as the Director of Athletics, explain that there are two main focus areas of future growth that they are addressing. He said beginning onJanuary 1, 2012, they will be implementing a new weight program....
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No Decision on Union North Bus Driver

October 14, 2011
No Decision on Union North Bus Driver

10/17/11 Even after the Union-North United School Board met in executive/ open session for well over an hour and one-half on Thursday night, it appears that they could not reach a decision over the possible cancellation of a bus driver contract. During the regular meeting following the executive session, they voted unanimously to table...
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Union North School Board Approves Pay Raises

June 10, 2011
Union North School Board Approves Pay Raises

06/13/11  The Union-North School Board voted unanimously in approval of pay raises for certified, non-certified and building administers for the 2011-2012 school year. Certified staff will receive an approximately two percent increase. Superintendent Dr. Terry Barker said there will be significant changes in laws as of July 1 concerning evaluations, due process and reduction...
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LaVille School Board Considers Full-Time Kindergarten

May 27, 2011
LaVille School Board Considers Full-Time Kindergarten

05/31/11 When state funding for school corporations was cut drastically last year, Union-North United School Corporation Superintendent, Dr. Terry Barker, had to make some hard decisions to uphold his pledge to get the corporation’s budget back into the “black”. One of the most controversial decisions was to reduce the kindergarten program to half-days rather...
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