GCMS board rejects leasing driver ed vehicle
By RYAN FERGUSON/Paxton Record
GIBSON CITY — The GCMS school board rejected leasing a new driver's education vehicle from Petersen Trackside Chevrolet/Buick at the rate of $415 per month. That's up $25 from last year.
Rather than lease a new vehicle, the board will look at purchasing one, with guidance from driver's education teacher Judy Weber-Jones.
— A project manager for GRP Performance Contracting reported that work at the high school and elementary school is on track to be completed on schedule.
In the high school, an air conditioning system has been installed within the gymnasium, and a new gym floor comes next. Once the floor is complete, workers will add new bleachers.
Sixty-four new windows were also installed between the two buildings, with the high school receiving 52 and the elementary 12.
— The board voted to accept a bread service bid from Alpha Baking Company. While the overall price per ounce was more expensive than the bid from Bimbo Bread, Alpha offered a better rate on steak rolls, which are used most often in the district's cafeterias.