School Board to consider extending Covid days for employees


Employees of the Jackson Parish School System will have 10 Covid days granted to them through June 30, 2022. This is an extension of the current Covid absence policy in place and stay in effect as long as funds that are paid for from Strong Start and/or ESSERS is available.

In other action that will take place at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting that will be held at 9:00am on Monday, January 10th, at the Meeting Room of the Jackson Parish School Board Central Office located at 315 Pershing Hwy in Jonesboro.

The Board of Gerry Mims, Ricky McBride, Wade McBride, Dennis Clary, Gloria Davis, Mary Saulters and newly elected president Calvin Waggoner will also consider declaring as surplus a 3235C Gang Mow – John Deere mower, Serial TC32350040498 to be sold to the Jackson Parish Recreation Department at acost of $4,000.00. Monies are to be returned the Jonesboro Hodge football account.

In final action, Finance Manager Kristi Bass is expected to be appointed to serve on the Jackson Parish Sales Tax Board for 2022 and Wi-Fi outdoor access for all schools will be considered. Approving a Public School Choice JBCE revised policy will also be discussed.

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