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– The granting of a salary increase to staff in alternative nutritional services was mentioned as a piece of information. “When we made our graded pay rise earlier this year, we overlooked our surrogates in nutrition services,” Schroeder said. Kris Spellman, director of nutrition services at GIPS, first spoke about the lack of a pay rise, Schroeder said. If the substitute catering service were to align with previous years, Schroeder said, it would cost the district about $ 1,300, affecting five staff members. He would be paid for by the school’s nutrition fund. The proposal could become an action point at a future board meeting, Schroeder said.
– The Project SEARCH 2019-2020 class has been recognized for receiving the Excellence in Employment Award. Students from Lincoln Elementary School were on hand to be honored to present a champion for their Nebraska State Fair art project. A group of students attending GISH’s upcoming musical took stock of their activities and sent heartfelt messages about the importance of fine art to themselves, as well as to their fellow students. Additionally, Lindsey Jurgens, a board member of the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation, reported that the GIPS Foundation received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, based on fiscal responsibility, commitment to accountability and accountability. transparency. This is the Foundation’s eighth consecutive four-star rating. According to the award letter, 6% of nonprofits rated by Charity Navigator have received at least eight consecutive four-star reviews.