The Centre board of education approved purchase Monday of a shooting machine for the junior high and high school basketball programs for $4,550.
According to the company website, the Gun 6000 is an automatic rebounder, producing a direct return pass for another shot. A timing device determines the distance and speed of return passes. The machine can fire up to 1,800 shots per hour.
The board approved a marketing budget of $85,000 for the Kansas Online Learning Program.
The Centre after-prom committee received approval to use kindergarten-through-12th-grade facilities for an after-prom party April 18.
The board approved a contract with JNT to remake the Centre USD 397 website. The setup fee will be $5,400 with a follow-up monthly fee of $141.
Kaleb Collett was approved to continue to attend Centre after his family moved out of the district.
Superintendent Brian Smith reported that items auctioned online Jan. 6 on Purple Wave netted $1,250. They included a scoreboard, folding chairs, chair racks, and lunchroom tables.
Kindergarten teacher Karen Nickel gave a presentation on the Lexia Reading Program recently initiated at Centre.