Board of Education

Board of Education discusses third grade accountability data

Board of Education disccusses decision on third grade accountability data

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

LADOW- The Pickens County Board of Education took place on July 19, 2022. Board Chairman Annie Jackson called the meeting to order. Vice-President Sam Wiggins was not in attendance.

After the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, the board approved the June 1 and June 14, 2022 meeting minutes and the payroll.

Pickens County Board of Education’s Summer School to begin June 6, 2022

Board of Education discusses the beginning of Summer School.

By Donna Bain
Staff Writer

LADOW-The Pickens County Board of Education held its monthly meeting May 16, 2022. After the in- vocation and the Pledge of Allegiance, the agenda was approved on a motion from Board Member Gene Dawkins and a second from Board Member Dr. John Brandon. The minutes were approved with a motion from Brandon and a second from Dawkins. Payroll was approved with a motion from Board Member Frankie Spencer and a second from Brandon. After a motion from Dawkins and a second from Spencer, the financial reports were approved.

Board of Education discusses updated policy leave statement

Board of Education discusses updated policy leave statement.

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

LADOW- The Pickens County Board of Education took place on April 25, 2022. Board Chairman Annie Jackson called the meeting to order. After the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, the board approved the March 16, 2022, meeting minutes and the payroll. Jennifer Shirley announced the financial reports for the months of February and March of 2022. Board member Frankie Spencer made a motion to accept the reports. Vice-Chairman Sam Wiggins seconded him, and the motion passed.

Board to fix drainage problem at Gordo stadium after sinkhole appears, but will not resurface field

By Doug Sanders, Jr.

The members of the Pickens County Board of Education, meeting on May 13 six feet apart at the conference room at the County College and Career Center, received an update on what the Board will do to repair the sinkhole at the Libby Hankins Football Field at Gordo High School. The Board met April 29 by Zoom and decided some details for the repairs at that meeting, but Superintendent of Education Jamie Chapman gave the Board more details on what the Board will do and what the Town of Gordo, Gordo Athletic Booster Club and others will do.