The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board will revisit funding a February youth retreat in place of Challenge Day, which has taken place for many years. The program called “Working Together – Building Up Ketchikan’s Youth Coalition” isn’t intended to replace Challenge Day permanently, but provide a break since the majority of students have attended Challenge Day.The motion was tabled last week after discovering the new program would be held outside of the school day. Challenge Day was within normal school hours, which helped attendance.
The board also will vote on approving administrator contracts totaling $1,030,213. The Superintendent is scheduled to discuss enrollment polices and possible budget adjustments in order to continue offering parents their choice of schools within the district. The School Board also will start planning for Elizabeth Peratrovich day, scheduled for February 16.
The School Board meets at Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the White Cliff building. Public comment will be heard at the start and end of the meeting.