Prairie Valley students will be learning on 23 brand new computers after trustees approved the purchase in a June 26 meeting.
The new computers will replace the current nine-year-old models currently in use in the school’s technology lab. Prairie Valley Superintendent Tim West said the purchase includes the monitors and all Microsoft Office applications in the amount of $22,632.
West said the amount is only a $2,000 increase from what the district paid for the current models in 2008.
Trustees received the resignation of science teacher Amanda Burch, who is moving back to her hometown for family reasons.
“It was unforeseen, her husband found a job back where they are from. We are really going to miss her,” said West. “We are very glad to have had her for the year we did.”
The open position leaves trustees searching to fill the vacancy.
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