By Hannah Alldritt

     The members of USD 361 School Board met in regular session on July 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office. Also present were Payroll/Board Clerk Shelly Ireland, Superintendent Josh Swartz, HES Principal Bill Giesen, CHS/CJH Principal Ken Henson, AES Principal Rachel Oliver, Athletic Director Cody Liebelt, Support Services Director Robyn Liebelt, Harper sixth grade teacher Adria Kasel and Republican reporter Hannah Alldritt.
     Meeting began with President Kent Olds welcoming everyone to the start of a new school year (July begins the year in terms of the School Board) and elections were held to appoint a new President and Vice-President for the 2016-2017 school year. Not much changed as Olds was re-elected President and Sheri Francis was re-elected Vice President. Olds asked that someone else assume the role for the
2017-2018 school year as he would do it "one more year!"
    With elections done, President Olds officially began the meeting by...