Shayna Ede, Isabella Proctor and Kaitlyn Smith, members of the Fowler FFA, presented about FFA National Convention as well as about the Fowler School District's Vocational Agriculture program.

Shayna Ede, Isabella Proctor and Kaitlyn Smith, members of the Fowler FFA, presented about FFA National Convention as well as about the Fowler School District's Vocational Agriculture program. Vocational Agriculture program instructor and FFA Advisor Brenten Ormiston also discussed the different levels of the Vocational Agriculture curriculum. Currently there are 64 students in the Vocational Agriculture program.

-approved minutes from the previous minutes -approved the payment of the bills -reviewed and approved the financial report. The FSD financial report can be viewed online at www.fowler.k12.co.us.

-Fowler High School - Principal Russell Bates spoke about graduation guidelines/requirements handed down by the Colorado Department of Education. Currently Fowler High School has several avenues in place in order to help aid students in their goals toward graduation. Test scores will not be the only avenue for students to receive their diploma. He also informed the board that Fowler School District has two Daniels Fund Scholarship finalists - Jessica Benesch and Brianna Hobby. Snowcoming Week is Feb. 1-5.

-Fowler Elementary Principal and FSD Superintendent - Steven Grasmick reported that the Fowler School District Science Fair was a huge success. This month is School Board Appreciation month, a big thanks to our awesome school board for all they do. The Board also approved for parent-teacher conferences to be moved from March 7 and 9 to March 14 and 17. This will allow the district to move conferences off of Wednesday night. Students will come to school March 11 but have March 18 off. Grasmick also encouraged board members to attend the Otero County Youth Opportunity Retreat meeting.

-The board then moved into executive session to discuss a personnel matter