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South Callaway raises salaries

South Callaway raises salaries

March 15th, 2019 in Local News

Teachers in the South Callaway R-2 School District will see a pay boost for the 2019-20 school year.

Board of Education members authorized adding $500 to the base rate for certified teachers during Wednesday's board meeting. This is the highest single-year raise in 10 years, Superintendent Kevin Hillman said.

Changes were also authorized to the insurance program. Employees who participate have been asked to get a yearly physical and register in a wellness program. Non-participating employees will face an extra $25 monthly charge for coverage.

Other agenda items included:

Updates on the high school science program.

Authorization of bills and passage of the consent agenda, which included the current substitute list.

A decision to sell the district's Apple devices and purchase new ones because the cost of the devices has decreased.

Acceptance of a bid for new lighting and controls for the outside parking lots.

An update on summer school, including results of a survey about student and teacher availability. The district will decide by Tuesday on whether to move forward with summer school.