The Board of Education Recognized:
-Steve Young—Retiring from his position as Director of Maintenance, Custodians, and Grounds at Morton High School—1982-2019
-Craig Anderson, Executive Director of IHSA, gave an update on the progress of sanctioning E-Sports as an IHSA activity with a state competition. E-sports is currently being studied by an advisory committee that will present its findings to the IHSA Board of Directors in September. The earliest this could be implemented by the IHSA Board would be for the 2020-2021 school year.
-The board reviewed revisions to various policies based on recommendations made by the IASB Press Policy Service due to changes in school law and/or recent legislation.
Action Items Approved—
-2019-2020 Tentative Budget. Will be placed on public display for 30 days with a public hearing and final approval set for September 24, 2019.
Revision of various policies from Sections 2, 5, and 7.
Action Item Tabled—
-E-Sports Pilot for the 2019-2020 school year—Board of Education chose to wait for the IHSA decision.