Philomath School District building
Philomath School District (File photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

A public hearing on a charter renewal for Kings Valley Charter School highlights Thursday night’s Philomath School Board meeting.

The latest revision is the seventh amendment to the original charter, which dates back to Aug. 31, 2001. A copy of the proposed charter language can be found at this link.

The board will also during the meeting go through the second readings for 17 policies.

Also on the agenda:

• The Philomath High School Equity Team plans to share a Native American Awareness report.

• The superintendent and finance director will both give reports along with those by student government, Philomath Education Association and the Oregon School Employees Association’s local chapter. School principals are also scheduled to provide updates.

• An update on the Ready Schools, Safe Learners resiliency framework will be presented.

• A consent agenda vote that includes two leaves of absence and the resignation of finance director Bill Mancuso, along with other personnel and staffing adjustments.

The School Board will begin the evening at 6 p.m. with an executive session to discuss labor negotiations and to review and evaluate the employment-related performance of district employees. Executive sessions are closed to the public. has no paywall and to keep it that way, we rely on voluntary memberships. If you’re already a member, thank you for contributing. To join our community as a member or to make a one-time contribution, please CLICK HERE.