ELIDA — Elida School District Treasure Joel Parker’s report at Tuesday’s board meeting focused on the need for the school’s proposed levy. The levy, which calls for a 5-year, 0.75-percent earned-income tax, will be on the ballot Nov. 6.
“We are an incredibly efficient and lean school district,” said Parker. “We have our budgets down but with the inventory tax gone, it impacts all areas. With that tax gone we lose $1,240,610. Couple that with state aid cuts and our funding cuts are significant.”
Parker also mentioned how the school is campaigning to get the word out and using State Representative Matt Huffman as an advisor.
The board learned Aric Thompson of Elida High School has been selected to receive the “Honda-OSU Partnership in Math Medal Award” for the class of 2013.
“His selection is based on his academic performance through the end of his junior year,” said Student Achievement Liaison Brad Settlage. “In addition to the Math Medal, Aric will receive a $100 gift card.”
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