The Paris R-II Board of Education approved this district’s 2017 – 2018 Athletic/Activity Handbook at its monthly meetings on July 19.

The Paris R-II Board of Education approved this district’s 2017 – 2018 Athletic/Activity Handbook at its monthly meetings on July 19. The board also took action on items regarding the no tax increase bond issue approved by voters in April: The bid from Martin Construction was accepted, which included the new entry into the elementary, window and door replacement, ag classroom upgrades, HVAC, tuck pointing, efficient lighting, drainage, required ADA upgrades and kitchen improvements.

In the Superintendent’s Report, Aaron Vitt informed the board about back-to-school start dates. Registration will be Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Open house will be on Aug. 21 from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in each building. The first day of school will be Tuesday, Aug. 22.

The next meeting of the Paris R-II Board of Education will be on Wednesday, August 16, following the Tax Rate Hearing which will begin at 6 p.m.