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Posted: Friday, 11 July 2014 2:49AM

GC School Board approves bids, to apply for federal grant

At Thursday night’s meeting, the Grayson County School Board approved bids for the district’s fuel, as well as bus parts and supplies needs for the 2014-2015 school year. The Board also agreed to extend the food, supplies and chemical bids for the new fiscal year, “per extension clause in the 2012-2013 bid.”

The Board also agreed to apply for an Innovative Approaches to Literacy Federal Grant for “approximately $700,000.00. The grant money is aimed at helping to improve reading skills in grades K through 12. If the grant is awarded, it will provide the district a Technology Integration Specialist, a Literacy Specialist, and books for school libraries, among other benefits.

The Board also recognized newly named principals, Erika DeVore (Clarkson) and Jonathan Wiliams (Wilkey).


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