Once issued the solar credit is good for one year. Steps will then be taken to begin the process of finding a contractor to provide a solar energy system for the school.
Melissa Joliat, Principal at First Avenue Elementary School presented Danny Derrickwith the Exceptional Service Award.
The Board approved the donation of $650 from the San Manuel Miner to San Manuel Junior/Senior High School Athletic Program.
A $500 donation from Dynamic Engineering Design to the San Manuel High School Boy’s Basketball Team was approved. Dynamic Engineering Design is a company located in Indiana. Varsity Basketball Coach Ryan Sichting is from Indiana and was instrumental in soliciting the donation.
School supplies in the amount of $200 were donated by Mr. and Mrs. Utz of SaddleBrooke. The donations were in the form of backpacks, notebooks and other supplies to be used by students. The Board, Mr. Ryan and Al Trejo thanked all of the donors for their generosity.
Superintendent John Ryan announced that enrollment in the district had grown from 912 last year to 928 an increase of 16. Mr. Ryan said that it looks like the population has leveled out after decreasing the last couple of years. He also reported that this year’s homecoming was a success and there was a large crowd at the game.
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