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School Board Recognizes Staff and Students at January 19 Regular Board Meeting

At the January 19 Regular School Board Meeting, Board Directors recognized staff members and heard from our Career and Technical Education students about how the February 14 bond would impact them and their learning. 

To start off the night, the board recognized one of our bus drivers for their heroic acts earlier this school year. On December 15, an Orting Primary School student, Claire Dunwoody, had a medical emergency on the way home. Ambra Moore, one of our bus drivers, responded by contacting the transportation office and stopping the bus, managing an entire bus-load of anxious students, communicating with parents at the bus stop, and working with Claire's parent and emergency responders. Thank you, Ambra, for your quick thinking and jumping into action!

School board takes a group photo with bus driver and studentSchool Board President gives OPS student Claire Dunwoody a presentOPS student Clarie Dunwoody hugs her bus driver, Ambra MooreClaire Dunwoody's family present bus driver Ambra Moore with a giftOPS student Clarie Dunwoody's mom hugs bus driver Ambra Moore

Next, the Board of Directors acknowledged our School Resource Officer (SRO) Geoff Boone for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9. The Board shared their appreciation for all that Boone does on campus for our students, staff and community. Thank you, Officer Boone!

Officer Geoff Boone stands in front of the boardOfficer Boone and School Board Member Michael Melot look at a certificate School Board stands with Officer Boone for a group photo


Lastly, the board had the opportunity to hear from students from our Career and Technical Education program. Students from our agricultural pathway, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), and health sciences pathway shared how the February 14, 2023 Orting School District Bond would impact their learning, and future students' learning. 


Laura Thordarson shares about how the CTE Health Sciences pathway would be affectedFFA student shares about the bondFFA student shares about the bondSTEM student shares about the bondFFA students talk with Board Director Melissa KinzlerCTE students talk with Board President Carrie ThibodeauxCTE students and School Board stand together for a group photo


Thank you to everyone that shared at our school board meeting!


Posted 01/20/2023