On October 20th, The Richland Bean Blossom School Board sent their respects to the family of recent graduate Josiah Winks who died in a single-car collision on October 18th. Superintendent Mike Wilcox opened with comments about Winks who received his diploma earlier this month.
Larry DeMoss, speaking on behalf of the RBB Educators Association also expressed his condolences to Winks’ family, but said that “at the other end of the emotional spectrum” reports of a class trip to Michigan was an “upper” for the school district. Isabel, a student of Edgewood High School teacher Jeff Carmichael, has participated in three of Carmichael’s class trips, and thanked the school board for the educational opportunity.
The school board also talked about the upcoming bidding proposal for the school bus routes of the 2015-2019 school year. Superintendent Wilcox outlined the key dates for the bidding process.
The school district is also in the beginning phases of developing a long-range plan, beginning with the formation of a long range planning committee.