March 26, 2014 | 09:51 AM
The March meeting of the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees lasted just 27 minutes last Tuesday evening.
Supt. Steve Morris reported that ISTEP testing had been conducted for seventh- and eighth-graders the past week, and this week teachers would begin training for Google Apps for Education on their Chromebooks, which is part of the one-to-one laptop initiative the corporation will initiate next school year.
Morris also reported that the school's DestiNation Imagination team won its regional the previous Saturday at Forest Park Junior-Senior High School and that senior John Pollard was the Skill USA state winner in diesel mechanics through the Prosser Career Education Center in New Albany. Brendon Umensetter placed second in precision machining at Prosser.
Other first-place winners from Harrison County included, from Corydon Central, Jodi Elsler (architectural drafting), Tyler Cato (auto service), Derek Franks (carpentry) and Ryan Sparks (CNC milling), and, from North Harrison, Joshua Sutton (firefighting).
Morris said the Brain Drain trivia contest would be this Friday from 1:20 to 2:30 p.m., a blood drive would take place at the school April 9, the junior high academic bowl invitational would be April 12 and there would be an open house for potential new students on April 15 from 5 to 7 p.m.