The New Richmond Exempted Village School District not only has given its teaching staff the technology equipment needed in the modern classroom, but has also provided specialists...
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District continues to see strong results in its cash balance which increased by $800,000 to $22,721,308 in fiscal year 2015, but faces an uncertain future according to the district’s 5-year forecast submitted to the state. “As we move forward, there are some known concerns as well as a great deal of uncertainty regarding other matters,” NREVSD interim treasurer Mike Mowery said in the summary of his 5-year district financial forecast approved by the Board of Education at its October meeting.
Letter to the New Richmond Schools Community:
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District has joined 42 other public schools in Clermont, Hamilton, Clinton, and Warren Counties to form the Greater Cincinnati Schools Advocacy Network (GCSAN). This group of schools is comprised of hard-working students, parents, and teachers from great communities that are striving to do great things for our students
The Board of Education of the New Richmond Exempted Village School District passed a resolution at its September 21 meeting asking legislative representatives to sponsor and pass override legislation to Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s veto of PUTPP Reimbursements for FY17 which will cost the district more than $700,000. PUTPP Reimbursements are payments Ohio makes to public school districts for local tax losses resulting from deregulation of public utility industry in 2001 that culminated in the lowering of the assessment rates of some public utility tangible properties from 88% to 25%. New Richmond originally received $8.1 million per year but has lost $1 million per year prior to the current biennial budget.
If you student comes home from school talking about ALICE, it isn’t in reference to the new girl in school. ALICE stands for Alert; Lockdown; Inform; Counter and Evacuate, the standard for training and dealing with an intruder during life threating lockdown situations. State law mandates that schools conduct three unannounced ALICE training drills for students each school year. Administrators, teachers and building staffs have had their required intense training session.
Ohio is offering tax-free back-to-school shopping on clothes, shoes, school supplies Aug. 7-9. The sales tax holiday applies to purchases made from 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9. Ohio passed legislation last year exempting sales tax on purchases of clothing and footwear priced at up to $75 per item, as well as school supplies and instructional materials priced at up to $20 per item. Consumers can buy as much as they want of eligible items, as long as the retail price for each item does not exceed the limit
The Board of Education of the New Richmond Exempted Village School District at its June 22 meeting hired two administrators with ties to the district to lead its Monroe and New Richmond elementary schools. Jamie Kunz, a New Richmond resident whose children attend New Richmond schools, was hired as the new principal at New Richmond Elementary and William Craig Horn, a 1999 graduate of New Richmond High School, was hired as the new principal at Monroe Elementary.
New Richmond Exempted Village School District Supt. Adam Bird has asked the Board of Education to consider implementing random drug testing for New Richmond High School athletics and extracurricular participants. “It will give our students an additional reason to say no to peer pressure regarding drugs and alcohol,” Bird told the Board at its April meeting.
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District is expecting big savings in its health and dental insurance costs after pulling out of the Clermont County Insurance Consortium and joining the larger Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council...
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District has hired former New Richmond treasurer and retired Kings Local School District treasurer Mike Mowery as interim district treasurer to replace treasurer Teresa Napier who went on medical leave on Oct. 21. Mowery, who lives in the New Richmond school district, retired July 31 after 25 years with Kings and served as New Richmond treasurer from 1986-89. He has 34 years experience as an auditor and school treasurer.
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District is closely monitoring the anonymous social media app Yik Yak and is banning it from use in the district. Yik Yak is available for iOS and Android smart phones and allows users to anonymously create and view posts in a virtual message board within a 1.5 mile radius depending on how many other users are nearby. YikYak has come under fire nationally as the new home of cyberbullying and incidents of cyberbullying have been detected by New Richmond administrators.
New Richmond Exempted Village School District's excellent record keeping has earned it a second consecutive Auditor of State Award after a financial audit by Auditor of State Dave Yost's office. The Auditor of State Award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a "clean" financial audit.
NREVSD food service director Brenda Young has estimated to the Board of Education that student rejection of federal and state mandates that 51 percent of all grains offered in cafeterias to be whole grain rich and that all food trays must contain a fruit or vegetable will result in a 56,500 fewer meals being served in district cafeterias this school year.