Archive for Wednesday, October 3, 1990


October 3, 1990


The DeSoto School Board Monday night continued discussions about district boundaries and concerns over the uneven distribution of voters.

Supt. Glenn Coltharp said this morning that board members voted to have John Vratil, school attorney, draw up a resolution that would adjust boundaries to better balance voter representation.

In other business, the board:

Heard a report by Coltharp on the Professional Development Council's activities. About 90 percent of the staff currently participates in the program, he said.

Reported on the progress of a school district emergency plan, which should be completed by winter vacation.

Agreed to apply for an $11,000 state grant to participate in the Drug Free School program and a $16,000 grant from the Johnson County Drug and Alcohol Council. Coltharp said the district received the state grant and will find out about the Johnson County grant in November.

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