BETHALTO — The Bethalto School Board has approved a change to the school schedule for Trimpe Middle School.
According to minutes of the March 23 meeting, the changes will start in the 2015-2016 school year and are designed to decrease waiting times for children at bus stops.
In other action March 23, the board:
- Approved Trimpe Middle School’s change of Encore classes from quarter to trimester classes for the 2015-16 school year.
- Approved the 2015-16 school calendar. Aug. 11 will be the first day for teachers to report for district institute and the first day of school for students will be Aug. 13.
Superintendent Charles Stegall also said the district likely will receive at least a couple hundred thousand dollars less this year from the state.
The minutes of the March 23 meeting are available here.