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Motion to change RMS schedule dies

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By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News

The schedule at Richmond Middle School isn’t changing.

During its meeting Tuesday night at the Richmond R-XVI School District offices, the Board of Education, Superintendent Mike Aytes and other district administrators discussed a proposal to adopt what Aytes called “a true middle school schedule.”

The discussion on a presentation during the board’s May 8 meeting about proposed middle school schedule changes, given by Principal Jana Fleckenstine.

After about 25 minutes of discussion, including some question-and-answer time, board member Tom Williamson moved to adopt the middle school schedule. It died for lack of a second.

As a result, the middle school will keep using “a traditional junior-high type (of) curriculum based on elective course choices,” Aytes wrote Wednesday.

The complete version of this story appears in the Friday, June 15, 2018, printed edition of The Richmond News.

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