Athletics to take floor at meeting

First Posted: 8/17/2009

The principals and athletic directors from Mount Airy Middle School and Mount Airy High School will be at the Mount Airy Board of Education meeting tonight.
They will be there to discuss the progress of athletics at the schools through the years as well as the new athletic conference of which the school system is a part. They will also bring some of the athletes and their parents with them to participate in a round-table discussion with board members about their experiences as athletes and parents of athletes in the school system.
Dr. Darrin Hartness, superintendent, will also discuss the results of last years state testing, which were released earlier this month. He will also update the board on the state budget and on projected enrollment for the coming school year, which begins in one week. Hartness will also update the board on the progress of the commons area at the high school.
The board will be asked to approved the 8000s policy series, which deals with finance. Revisions were presented to the board at its last meeting, giving board members one month to review any changes or ask questions.
The board will meet at Mount Airy Middle School at 6:30 p.m.

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