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School board discusses salaries

REARDAN—The school board discussed the need to increase pay for difficult-to-fill jobs within the district at the regular meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Sobotta reported the district has a hard time hiring and retaining custodians. Because of that, the district is paying “hours and hours of overtime.”

He would like to see more flexibility to negotiate salaries, which would bring in new employees.

Butterfield agreed.

“It’s the right thing to do,” he said.

The school board also granted permission for eighth-grade girls to play on the high school’s basketball team at its meeting Wednesday.

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