Marked Tree School Board approves computer bids

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

In its meeting Monday night, the Marked Tree Board of Education voted to accept the bids of two companies for computer services in the district. In the meeting, held at the Marked Tree High School Library, the board voted 5-0 to accept the bid of Tangent computers for 42 computers for the Marked Tree Elementary Computer Lab and the Marked Tree High School Alternative School Lab. According to Supt. Gary Masters, the computers cost $795 per system and the board received four bids for the service. The board also voted 5-0 to approve the bid of Virtual Reality for four smart board computers. Those computers, which will be used in the Elementary and High School will allow teachers and students to use one-step technology in working the computers.

In other action, the board:

* voted 5-0 to approve a letter of appreciation to the parents of Brad Godwin for seven years of dedicated service to the district. Godwin, an agricultural teacher at the school died last weekend at the age of 28.

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