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White County BOE To Hear Report On Central View Elementary

The White County Board of Education will hear the summary report on the future of Central View Elementary School Thursday. District Two Board Member Bob Young said a subcommittee met on this topic to hear community opinions on future uses for the closed school. Young said many options are being heard, but a community center got the most positive feedback. ... Read More »

White County School Director Receives Performance Evaluation From BOE

The results of the White County School Board’s evaluation of Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger were discussed Thursday night. Dronebarger had a cumulative score of 3.5 out of 4 on his evaluations. Board Member Bob Young said it became clear to him while reviewing the evaluations that some of the lower scores could be improved through more collaboration with Dronebarger. ... Read More »

White Co. Schools Will Look For Student Input On New District Logo

The White County School System has started the process creating a new district logo. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said adding a school trademark representing all 8 schools is the objective. “We just don’t have a district logo for our school district,” Dronebarger said. “I think it is just something that professionally sets you apart a little bit, so I ... Read More »

White Co. Students Working Virtually Nov. 23-24

White County School students will work virtually Monday and Tuesday, November 23rd and 24th. That extends the break from in school learning to nine days around Thanksgiving. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the school system’s increase in COVID exposures was the reason. “We have seen a spike across the nation, and we have certainly seen it here in White ... Read More »

White BOE Approves Traditional Schedule, Mask Mandate

The White County Board of Education voted to return to a traditional five day schedule at a rare Sunday afternoon meeting. A mask mandate for all faculty, staff, and students will be implemented. School Director Kurt Dronebarger said the hybrid schedule has been a success, but it has become a challenge for parents and teachers. “The struggles are very real ... Read More »

White County Schools First Few Days Going Well

White County School Director Kurt Dronebarger said the school system’s hybrid in-person and virtual learning schedule off to a great start. “I feel pretty good overall,” Dronebarger said. “I’m really proud of our faculty and staff. Our teachers have worked really hard, they’ve given up a lot of summer time to plan and train. It’s not perfect by any means,  ... Read More »

White County’s BOE Relocates To Old Findlay School

White County’s Board of Education is now located in the old Findlay School, a facility three times larger than the previous location. Director Kurt Dronebarger said the extra space will provide more opportunities for students and faculty. “In a sense, we got three buildings in one,” Dronebarger said. “We got a new central office for us, we got the new ... Read More »