SHELDON—During its regular meeting scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, the Sheldon School District Board of Education will discuss plans to purchase new technology for the classroom and a new vehicle for the district.

According to the meeting agenda, superintendent Cory Myer is expected to recommend the board approve the purchase of 335 Lenovo 200e laptop computers for students at a cost of $87,100 and 17 Smart Interactive Flat Panels and mounts at a cost of $59,146.96.

The board would purchase the laptops from FireFly Computers, a company based out of St. Paul, MN, and would purchase the Smart Interactive Flat Panels from Tierney Brothers Inc., which also is based out of St. Paul.

Myer is also expected to recommend the board approve the purchase of a 2018 Expedition Max XLT from Drenkow Motors in Sheldon at a cost of $47,900. The vehicle would be used to transport students and staff to activities.

The board will also consider:

  • Approving the district's participation in the Free and Reduced-Price School Meals program for the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Setting athletic ticket costs for the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Approving an early graduation request from a student.
  • Approving Stewart Cooper, Andrew Cooper and John Oldenkamp as volunteer football coaches.