The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education met Tuesday evening at the CMS administration building.
All action items were approved on a 4-0 vote. Board member Lola Bryant was not in attendance.
• A New Mexico Schools Board Association Student Achievement Award was given to Lonnie Leslie. Superintendent Terry Myers said Leslie, “seeks to promote the enhancement of students in our district and he focuses on what benefits the students.”
• The board recognized volunteers with the Whiz Kids — a faith-based, one-on-one volunteer tutoring program.
• The Clovis High School band received approval to travel Oct. 27-31 to Utah for a pair of competitions.
• Curriculum consideration were passed for the following classes: Personal finance for grades 10-12, and computer communications and journalism for grades 7-8.
• Board policy revisions were introduced, relating to legislation passed in the 2011 session, including elimination of corporal punishment.
• A natural gas contract with BP Energy Company was renewed for one year. The school piggybacks onto a contract with the state.
• An application to the Public School Capital Outlay Council for lease payment assistance for the Choices alternative school was approved.
— Compiled by CNJ staff writer Kevin Wilson