New Castle News

January 12, 2012

Laurel OKs bus purchase

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — The Laurel School Board has approved the purchase of a 72-passenger bus.

Wolfington Body Co. of Exton, Pa., was awarded the contract for $79,935, which was the lowest of three bids received.

At its meeting the board also:

•Approved the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center budget of $7,084,421 for the 2012-13 school year. The shares to be paid by each of the county’s eight school districts toward the budget have yet to be finalized.

•Hired Tina Lechner at the junior/senior high school cafeteria for $7.25 per hour.

•Approved a leave of absence for Elizabeth Ernst, high school Spanish teacher, from May 7 until the beginning of the 2012-13 school year in August.