Stanberry Board Approves Career Ladder Program Participation At April Session

Stanberry School Board members approved their conditional participation in the Career Ladder plan for the 2024-25 school year during their reorganizational meeting on Monday night.

The district approved their participation in the Career Ladder Program if state funding is approved to support the program. The vote for the school’s participation was unanimous.

Board members received updates to the 2024-25 student handbooks. The items will be reviewed once more in May before action will be taken by the board for their final approval. Those updates included changes to the discipline policy and technology policies to address Artificial Intelligence.

Board members reorganized following the April election. Keith McQuinn and Holly Luke were sworn in for new board terms. Brent Jennings was elected as the President of the Stanberry School Board. Keith McQuinn will be Vice President. Karen Luke will be Board Secretary. Gerrianne Strough will be Board Treasurer.

The board also hired Brittney McClurg for Junior High Science for the 2024-25 school year at the session.