BOURBON – Triton School Corporation adopted its 2024 budget Monday.
The approved budget totals $12,893,470. The rainy day fund is $500,000. The debt service fund is $1,337,300. The education fund is $7,230,730. The operations fund is $3,825,400.
In other business, the board:
• Heard from Superintendent Jeremy Riffle as he congratulated Cheyenne Hawley for being named the 2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Triton.
• Heard during fall break, the varsity football team will help remove desks and chairs at the elementary school so they can be replaced.
• Heard parent-teacher conferences will be Thursday at the elementary school and junior-senior high school.
• Heard the elementary school will hold Haunted Hallways on Oct. 28 where students can trick-or-treat.
• Heard there was a Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4 for the high school.
• Approved the resignations of Kathryn Nelson as an elementary instructional assistant and Amy Chizum as the high school boys track coach.
• Approved the hiring of Gayle Lemlir as a part-time evening custodian; Abby Dreibelbis as a substitute teacher; Christy Hooley, Anna Damron and Paul Harms as high school band volunteers; and Dan Sticher as an activity bus driver.
• Heard from Triton Elementary School Principal Christine Cook some of the projects at the school are being worked on, including getting exterior doors locked and secured.
• Heard the high school band is moving on to state. At regionals over the weekend, they placed third.