Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers' delegation leaves early this morning for its trip to the national SkillsUSA competition, the board of education heard during a meeting Thursday evening.
The 48th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference is Saturday through Wednesday in Kansas City, according to its website.
Superintendent Greg Edinger told the board Antony Costantini and Jarrod Nichols, 2010 Clyde High School graduates, are to compete in the World Skills International competition's mechatronics contest in Germany in July 2013. They were in the school system's engineering technologies and robotics program.
"They both accepted that invitation," he said.
Edinger showed a video of a trip Business Professionals of America students took to Chicago in May.
"They were (really) excited when they got back," he said.
In other business, the board:
Heard from Edinger that the Ohio School Facilities Commission project is on budget and on schedule.
Accepted the resignation of Marie Zimmerman, aide.
Approved classified, confidential classified and administrative staff policy handbooks.
Authorized the superintendent to offer employment contracts in order to complete staff assignments for the 2012-13 school year.
Approved service agreements, memberships and cooperative agreements.
Approved permanent improvements and equipment purchases.
Approved a lease renewal.
Approved textbook purchases.
Approved a calamity day alternative make-up plan.
Approved monthly financial reports, general fund transactions, temporary appropriations and depository agreements.
Heard the legislative liaison report.
Appointed Barbara Drusbacky, the board vice president and the representative from Port Clinton City School District, as the delegate for Ohio School Boards Association's capital conference and Jaimie Beamer, Seneca East Local School District's representative, as the alternate.
The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. July 19 at Sentinel.