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Board of Trustees

8 months ago

 

Left to right (front row) - Susan Calhoun-Ware, Barbara Beeks, Terri Martin

Left to right (back row) - Mike Fortune, Robby Bell, Jim Lollis, Anthony Carpenter

 

A seven-member elected board of trustees governs Laurens School District 55.  The board operates within the framework of state laws and regulations and is responsible to the community it represents and serves.  The board considers policy development one of it chief functions.  The board provides for the allocation of human, instructional, financial, and other resources to support the district's vision, mission, beliefs, and goals.

Trustees are elected at the time of the general election of the appropriate year from each single-member election district.  They are elected by the qualified electors of the districts in which they reside and will take office on December 1.  The regular term of office for each trustee is four years.  Trustees receive no monetary compensation for service on the board.


For matters relating to the board, please contact:

Lisa Wilson                 

301 Hillcrest Drive 

Laurens, SC 29360

864-984-3568

lwilson@laurens55.org



Our School Board

over 2 years ago

 Susan Calhoun-Ware

Seat 6 - Chair

P.O. Box 545

Laurens, SC 29360

864-682-5902

scware@laurens55.org

 Terri Martin

Seat 1 - Vice-Chair

1432 Lakeview Dr.

Gray Court, SC 29645

864-876-3607

 tmartin@laurens55.org

Mike Fortune

Seat 2 - Secretary

203 Parkview Dr.

Laurens, SC 29360

864-984-5307

mefortune@laurens55.org

Barbara Beeks

Seat 3

151 Milam Heights Rd.

Waterloo, SC 29384

864-677-3568

 bbeeks@laurens55.org

Robby Bell

Seat 7

P.O. Box 517 

Laurens, SC 29360

803-924-8787

rbell@laurens55.org


 

 Anthony Carpenter

Seat 5

414 River St.

Laurens, SC 29360

864-681-0025

acarpenter@laurens55.org

Jim Lollis

Seat 4

45 Mahon Rd.

Gray Court, SC 29645

864-575-4147

jlollis@laurens55.org

 


 

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Meetings

4 months ago

 

All school board meetings will be conducted in accordance with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act.  The board holds its regular meeting of the board in one of the school facilities or the board conference room on the fourth Monday of each month. The regularly scheduled time will be at 6:30 p.m.

Executive sessions for legally permissible matters may be scheduled prior to the public session provided the news media and public are provided proper notice of any such executive sessions.  In unusual circumstances, the board may change the date, time, and/or place of any regular meeting, upon a majority vote of the board or by agreement between the superintendent and board chairperson. 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS

FOR 2017-2018

 Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the published agenda. 

       

DATE

 

LOCATION

August 28, 2017

District Office

September 25, 2017

Laurens District 55 High School

October 23, 2017

Laurens Elementary School

November 27, 2017

Laurens Middle School

December 2017 (Luncheon)

Sanders Middle School

January 22, 2018

Waterloo Elementary School

February 26, 2018

E.B. Morse Elementary School

March 26, 2018

Ford Elementary School

April 23, 2018

Gray Court-Owings School

May 21, 2018

Hickory Tavern School

June 25, 2018

District Office

 

 

 

 

            



                                                                       







BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SCHEDULE OF MONTHLY MEETINGS 

FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

 Open session of these meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the published agenda.  

DATE

 

LOCATION

August 27, 2018

District Office

September 24, 2018

Laurens Elementary School

October 22, 2018

Laurens Middle School

November 26, 2018

Sanders Middle School

December 2018 (Luncheon)

Waterloo Elementary School

January 28, 2019

E.B. Morse Elementary School

February 25, 2019

Ford Elementary School

March 25, 2019

Gray Court-Owings School

April 22, 2019

Hickory Tavern School

May 20, 2019

Laurens District 55 High School

June 24, 2019

District Office