School board encourages Dyslexia Awareness

The month of October is known for several observances, like Breast Cancer Awareness,
Domestic Violence Awareness – and Dyslexia Awareness.
Superintendent Heath Grimes presented a resolution to recognize October as Dyslexia
Awareness Month in the Russellville City Schools system at the Oct. 17 RCS school board
meeting.
The board voted to approve the resolution.
Other actions taken at the meeting include:
 approving the financial report for September, which included HVAC repairs, insurance
premiums for school buses, a restroom flooring project at RES, the monthly bond
payment to the City of Russellville, the monthly payment to the City of Russellville for
the school resource officer, the new boiler system at the RHS Auditorium, the
student/parent notification system and a French drain around the RHS Media Center.
 approving the unsecured line of credit with CB&S Bank for $500,000.
 approving the selection of President Judy Pounders as the delegate and Vice President
Greg Batchelor as the alternate delegate for the AASB Convention and Delegate
Assembly, Dec. 6-8.
 approving the ASSIST Continuous Improvement Plans for all four schools.
 approving the request from the 4-H Foundation regional Extension agent for Franklin
County Janet Lovelady to use RCS facilities June 21, 2019, for the 2019 Regional
Congress.
 approving the request from Book Lovers Study Club President Patricia Cox to use the
RHS Touchdown Club and Athletic Facility Oct. 27 for Walking the Road to Wellness
 approving the request from Christopher Wallace of the Alabama Rural Water Association
to use the RCS Board Room Dec. 13 for the Alabama Rural Water Association training
session.
 approving Stuart Mills to contract with the RHS Band Parent Program for stadium clean-
up for the 2018-19 school year.
 accepting the resignation of James Bostick, a part-time teacher at RES effective Sept. 28.

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