State Superintendent of Schools Approves Petition for Consolidation

On Monday July 7, the Illinois State Superintendent of Schools approved the Catlin / Jamaica petition for consolidation.  Following a thirty five day objection period, during which objections to the proposal may be filed with the Vermilion County circuit court, the consolidation proposal will appear on the ballot on November 4, 2014.


Potential Board Members Turn in Packets

Nine candidates filed petitions with the Regional Office of Education to be considered for a seat on the new Salt Fork Board of Education.  The deadline for filing was Monday, June 23, 2014 at close of business at the Regional Office.  The names that will appear on the ballot on November 4th are:  Bob Wright, Ron Taylor, Shelley Darnell, Jeff Dodd, Seth Smoot, Troy Chew, Jeff Fauver, Jeff Carder, and Andrea VanLeer.

Regional Superintendent Approves Petition for Consolidation

On Thursday, June 12, the Regional Superintendent of schools approved the petition for consolidation and forwarded the petition to the State Superintendent.  Upon receipt of the petition, the State Superintendent has twenty one days to approve or deny.  Following approval by the State Superintendent there is a thirty five day objection period where objections to the proposal can be filed in court.  Potential board members may begin filing their petitions today, June 16 through Monday, June 23 at close of business (4:00 p.m.) at the Regional Office.

New FAQ Page Added

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions from folks in the community and have supplied answers to those questions.  Click on the ‘FAQ Page’ tab at the top of the website to check them out!