USD 409 Board of Education members will gather at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 in the community room at the board office for their January meeting.

Some items on the agenda include:

Reaffirmation and some revision of policies related to punishment, detention, bullying, reporting to law enforcement, peer grading, early graduation and graduation exercises.

Appointments related to employee negotiation committee that includes Chief Negotiator, team members and Supplemental Group S Review Committee.

First reading of emergency procedures manual and policy review of Policies JCAC to JGC that covers interrogation and investigations, communicable diseases, student psychological services, sexual, racial and disability harassments, supervision of students, use of vehicles, inoculations, health assessments and physicals.

Hear a strategic plan update.

Hear an Atchison Elementary School Site Council report.

Recess into executive sessions to discuss matters of nonelected personnel and some related to the superintendent search. Personnel action will follow after board members emerge from behind closed doors and return to regular business.

Mary Meyers can be reached at

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