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School Board mulling use of former middle school building

The King George School Board is once again talking about possible uses for the former middle school building. That topic was on the agenda as a discussion item at last week’s meeting on Sept. 9.

Read more: School Board mulling use of former middle school building

SOL pass rates released, but state, federal reports pending

Standards of Learning (SOLs) pass rate scores were released late last month by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), but results are yet to be specifically explained for the King George division and all other school divisions across the state.

Read more: SOL pass rates released, but state, federal reports pending

School Board votes to ask for $40,000 dishwasher

The King George School Board this week unanimously approved a motion as recommended by Superintendent Rob Benson to direct him to request the Board of Supervisors that if they have any funds remaining in their 2012-13 fund balance to fund the purchase of a dishwasher at Potomac Elementary School.

Read more: School Board votes to ask for $40,000 dishwasher

School Board approves more technology buys

RECENT PURCHASES ADD UP TO $407,164

The King George School Board approved the purchase of 55 additional laptop computers and software licenses this week at a cost of $58,080, saying the additional computers were needed to complete the replacement of seven-year old laptops at the high school.

Read more: School Board approves more technology buys

Benson gets A+ from School Board

Benson gets A+ from School Board

“Mr. Benson has exceeded expectations in his first year as Superintendent of King George County Schools. He has been proactive in many situations by implementing changes that should improve our school division. Mr. Benson demonstrates a great passion for King George County, its schools, students and staff.”

Read more: Benson gets A+ from School Board

School Board looking at options to ‘fix’ salary scales

The King George School Board is hoping to ‘fix’ its salary scales.

By ‘fixing,’ members appear to mean getting two percent increments between each of the steps on each of the scales.

Read more: School Board looking at options to ‘fix’ salary scales

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