Zionsville Times Sentinel

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March 12, 2014

Appropriation approved for Eagle boiler

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Also at the meeting

Robison gave his superintendent’s report, including a presentation about moving the student service and leadership “climate” forward to a more comprehensive “culture” that is maximized, systemized and recognized.

David Poindexter added to the presentation with one of his own about the benefits of a “helping” culture. He said it builds work ethic and confidence, fosters respect for others, improves problem solving and analytic and qualitative skills as well as home skills. He said there a satisfaction found in helping others, and it’s important to college applications. Poindexter said it teaches youths to follow and be a team player as well as to be a leader. Mentors are key, he said.

There also was a presentation on Youth Art Month, which is celebrated annually in March. A student-created video showed art students talking about what they get out of art class and showed some of their work.

Prior to adjournment, Stanczykiewicz asked Robison for an assessment of the first e-learning day. Though it’s still early for a complete evaluation, Robison did have some numbers. He said there were no calls to elementary hotlines; zero use of the high school computer lab; four special education students came in to work with teachers at the high school; four Eagle students used the lab; two Union students used the lab, and two special education students worked with teachers; two Stonegate students used the lab; no other computer labs were used.

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