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MCCSC Using Janitors, Maintenance Workers as Bus Drivers

The Monroe County Community School Corporation is using Janitors and Maintenance personnel as bus drivers. MCCSC Spokesman Andrew Clampitt says the school district faces a driver shortage, after bus service company Auxilio Services failed to fulfill the terms of its contract. He says the staff members go through “the same training and background checks as bus drivers.” Auxilio Services officially …

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Daily Local News – October 16, 2017

The Monroe County Community Schools Corporation is using janitors and maintenance personnel as bus drivers; The Ellettsville Fire Department will now only respond to life-threatening calls; The City of Bloomington will unveil a new mural at People’s Park. FEATURE Interchange host Doug Strom interviews actor Abby Lee and dramaturg Greer Gerni about the IU Wells-Metz Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s …

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MCCSC Cancels Auxilio Bus Services Contract

Transportation services company Auxilio Services was delivered a public letter by the Monroe County Community School Corporation stating that its school bus contract will be canceled due to parent complaints, delays, and a shortage of drivers. The letter, sent to Auxilio late last week, stated the contract will be terminated on October 13th. The move by MCCSC officials comes after …

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Daily Local News – September 18, 2017

Darryl Neher is the new Chief Executive Officer for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County; Indiana has reached a settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Novo Nordisk for its medication, Victoza; The Monroe County Schools Corporation will cancel its contract with bus service provider Auxilio; The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is raising funds for its new headquarters on South Rogers Street. …

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MCCSC, Brown County Schools Halt “Lunch Shaming”

After community outcry, the Monroe County Community School Corporation put an end to so-called ‘lunch shaming,’ Brown County Schools are following suit. Lunch-shaming — the practice of taking away a student’s lunch and replacing it with a cheaper “school approved” lunch, once they had exceeded their lunch account balance, was discontinued by MCCSC last month. MCCSC Spokesperson Andrew Clampit said …

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Daily Local News – August 28, 2017

United Way of Monroe County hires Efrat Feferman as new Executive Director; After the Monroe County Community Schools Corporation halted “lunch shaming,” Brown County schools are following suit; The City of Bloomington’s Blucher Pool Wastewater Treatment Plant has a pervasive mold problem; Bloomington residents are upset over social media posts issued by Kilroy’s Recess bar; The City of Bloomington’s Human …

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Daily Local News – August 23, 2017

Excise police arrested or ticketed over 100 people in Bloomington last weekend. The Monroe County Community School Board continues to take heat over deficiencies in its bus service during the first days of the 2017-2018 school year. During a public comment period, many community members took issue with the way DeMuth and the school board have handled the situation. FEATURE …

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School Bus Scramble at MCCSC

After assuring parents and teachers of a smooth start to the school year, Monroe County Community School Corporation bungled their buses last Wednesday. WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with MCCSC spokesman Andrew Clampitt about what the School Corporation is doing to get the bus system running smoothly again and resolve the ongoing bus driver shortages.

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Daily Local News – July 26, 2017

Monroe County Community School System unanimously approved a new food policy last night, allowing all students to receive the same lunch regardless of their ability to pay. Senate bill 303, a new law passed by the Indiana State Senate, could ease the process of obtaining health care. The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a deer Management Information Panel …

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Daily Local News – June 28, 2017

Community members, food pantries and the Bloomington mayor are pressuring the Monroe County Community School Corporation to change its lunch policy. July 1st will see more than 250 new laws take effect in Indiana. The Indianapolis International Airport is still working to obtain its first transatlantic flight. Independence Day Fireworks displays begin this weekend in the Monroe County area. FEATURE …

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