By Rich Wicks | Times Vedette

The Panorama School Board met on March 11 in regular session. Following a public hearing on the issue, the master calendar was approved for the 2024-2025 school year.  

The board amended the current school calendar, adding four additional school days to the end of the year to make up for days canceled due to weather. The days added are May 23, 24, 28 and 29.

Teachers McKinsey Druivenga and Rachel Downing presented on the School of the Wild project that will be coming up for their fifth-graders. The program is a collaboration with the University of Iowa, and the students will spend a week learning at Springbrook State Park.

The board set a public hearing for the proposed tax notice, per new state guidelines. The public hearing will be on April 8 at 6:30 p.m.

The hiring of Natalie Jones as a new special education teacher was approved.

The board’s next regularly scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome.