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North Wamac Grade School Discusses Annual Tax Levy

By Will Doolin, WJBD News

The North Wamac School District held their regular board meeting and public hearing on November 26th.  The Board was given a copy of the tentative tax levy for approval. The proposed tax levy increase is 4.99-percent. The board will vote on the tax levy at their December Board meeting on Monday, December 17th. 

In Board action, the Board approved the WSCIT Multi-Year Rate Agreement.  The Board approved changing the Board meeting date to Monday, December 17th at 6 p.m.  This is due to Christmas Eve falling on the forth Monday of December this year.  

The Board announced the Regional Office of Education conducted a health/life safety inspection at the school on Thursday, November 1st. The purpose of the visit is to review curriculum, personnel files, and health/life/safety issues to make sure North Wamac is in compliance with state regulations.  The district has not received the final report from the Regional Office of Education.

The North Wamac Grade School District will be hosting a Christmas Dinner for Senior Citizens on Friday, December 14th.  Eighth grade students will act as hosts and hostesses for their grandparents and other senior citizens of the districts. Guests will be treated to a complete Christmas Dinner including ham, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, dessert, and all the fixings. Students will perform Christmas carols following the dinner.

The school's Christmas program will take place on Monday, December 17th at 7 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend.   As a reminder, school board election packets are still available at the office for the April 9th, 2013 election.  Six seats are up for election.  Packets must be returned to the office beginning Monday, December 17th.  

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