Chico School Board ups Elsom’s spending limit

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By David Talley

Chico School Board members voted Monday to increase Superintendent Don Elsom's spending limit from $5,000 to $25,000.

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Upcoming Meeting Previews

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Trustees meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, to discuss a compensation plan, closing the district's Legend Bank Construction Account and considering a workmen's compensation claim.

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Chico School Board names superintendent finalist

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By David Talley

After just 10 minutes behind closed doors, Chico School Board members unanimously voted to name Don Elsom the lone finalist for the district's superintendent job Monday night.

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Manning named interim Chico superintendent

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By David Talley

In a special session Friday evening, Chico trustees appointed Kenneth Manning interim superintendent.

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Chico ISD budget brighter than expected

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By David Talley

On an evening when forecasted rain clouds failed to douse western Wise County, Chico School Board members heard a tax revenue report revealing the district's financial future may look less stormy than predicted Monday.

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Chico School Board debates how to handle budget woes

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By David Talley

Chico School Board members tackled several budget issues Monday night, voting to ask principals to report their school's minimum and preferred budgets for the upcoming school year.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three local school boards have contested races in the May 7 election.

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Chico School Board begins superintendent search

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By David Talley

Chico School Board members took an important step toward naming the district's new superintendent Monday, meeting with TASB representative Marian Strauss to discuss hiring preferences and qualities they felt the new executive should have.

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Chico School Board seeks community involvement for superintendent search

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Chico School Board has employed Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace Mike Jones who is retiring from Chico ISD.

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Budget shortfall dominates Chico School Board discussion

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By David Talley

Chico School Board members heard reports on the district's budget woes at their meeting Monday night.

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Chico School Board approves roof repair, posts superintendent job

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By David Talley

While heavy rain fell outside, Chico School Board members raced through two looming issues at a special meeting Monday night.

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Chico School Board members cover roof, talk calendar

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By David Talley

Chico School Board members took a major step toward improving the middle school roof Monday.

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Chico Superintendent asked to generate money-saving ideas

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By David Talley

Board members voted Monday to grant Superintendent Mike Jones freedom to suggest budget cuts in the upcoming year.

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Meeting Preview for Saturday, January 16, 2016

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The board will meet Monday, Jan. 18, with a full agenda.

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Athletic budget leads to debate

Published Saturday, September 5, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Chico School Board members had a heated discussion about the athletic budget at Monday's regular meeting.

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Chico School Board to hold meeting

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Chico School Board will hold a special meeting Monday, Aug. 31, to discuss several pressing matters in the district.

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Chico School Board ponders how to complete maintenance projects

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Chico School Board discussed Thursday how to address the district's more pressing maintenance and construction issues that remain unresolved after the failure of the May bond election.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Chico School Board will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, to discuss repairing the middle school roof, making the baseball/softball complex ADA compliant and to discuss financial issues.

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Chico School Board hires 3, discusses STAAR results

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Chico School Board unanimously agreed on three new hires at Monday's regular meeting.

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Chico School Board to discuss hiring new AD

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Chico School Board will hold a special meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Chico Elementary to discuss hiring a new athletic director and to address needed roof repairs at the middle school.

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