Bristol on the record

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday

PRESENT: Scott Chapman, Kristina Stephens, Misty Berry and Don Mickel

ABSENT: Kathy Johnson

The board:

• Approved changing the deadline for a child entering kindergarten to be age 5 by Aug. 1 for the upcoming school year. The previous deadline was age 5 by Sept. 30. Superintendent Chris Dray said many school districts are changing the date to Aug. 1;

• Received a $2,500 Ohio Schools Safety Training grant to be used for equipment and ALICE safety training for staff;

• Approved removal of obsolete athletic supplies and equipment from the inventory. Each item will be sold for $15 at the boys basketball game on Dec. 14. Any remaining items will be disposed of;

• Approved Shirley Stoops-Frantz as library board trustee for a seven-year term effective Jan.1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2026;

• Accepted the retirement of Carrie Prox, a secretary, effective Feb. 28;

• Accepted a $5,000 donation from Veterans of Foreign Wars of Ohio Charities for the Bristol Scholarship Fund.