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THREE MILE CURVE — The Logan County Board of Education gathered for their regularly scheduled meeting Thurs., Oct. 10, at Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center. The agenda included several action items, financial reports, and discussions on happenings within the school system.

Matt Ellis of AirEvac Lifeteam gave a brief presentation to those in attendance about the company’s service and the possibility of developing a program for BOE employees. Ellis said his organization has received a lot of interest from BOE employees about the program. If adopted, employees who wished to join could enroll in AirEvac through an automatic payroll deduction. BOE member Jim Frye said he hoped to see the program implemented.

“It is an important service to our employees,” Frye said.

Board members were pleased to see Logan County’s three high schools in the WVSSAC football rankings. In congratulating the schools, Board members expressed how many people in the communities support local sports teams, and when the local teams are succeeding, it is an exciting time. Superintendent Phyllis Doty also wished good luck to Man High School during its homecoming game on Friday, October 11, 2013.

The Board approved a meal contract with PRIDE in Logan County to provide breakfast and lunch to pre-kindergarten students at Dehue, Logan, and Lorado Head Start Centers. Other items approved included travel requests from Logan High and Logan Elementary and parent volunteers from Buffalo Elementary, Holden Elementary, Logan High, and Man Middle Schools.

Doty said she and several of employees from the Logan County Board of Education attended an open house at the June Harless Children’s Home at Holden Thurs., Oct. 10.

She said the event was very nice, and it allowed guests to learn more about the site and how it can work with the school system.

Dr. Pat Joe White announced that the BOE would be holding several LSIC meetings in the upcoming weeks. An LSIC meeting for all Chapmanville area schools will be held Tue., Oct. 15, at Chapmanville Regional High School. The LSIC for all schools in the Logan area will be held Mon., Oct. 21, at Logan High School. An LSIC will be held for all Man area schools will be held Thurs., Oct. 24, 2013, at Man Middle School. All of the LSIC meetings will begin at 6 p.m.

Doty asked everyone to attend a special BOE meeting at 11 a.m. Wed., Oct. 16, at Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center. Special guest for the meeting will be West Virginia State Superintendent Dr. James Phares.

The BOE will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting Thurs., Oct. 24, at Man Middle School at 5 p.m.

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