The Southwest Dubois County School Board met Thursday and:

• Continued with needed legal steps for the district’s plans to make improvement at Southridge High School, Southridge Middle School, Huntingburg Elementary School, Holland Elementary School and Memorial Gym, including setting aside $5,575,000 for the work. A story is on A1.

• Approved early graduation requests for five members of the 2021 graduating class and for four members of the 2022 graduating class.

• Approved 2021 summer school offerings.

• Accepted Amelia Meyer’s resignation as an instructional assistant at Huntingburg Elementary School and approved the cancellation of Katie McCord’s contract as a science teacher at Southridge High School.

• Approved hiring April Jones as an instructional assistant at Huntingburg Elementary, Melanie Jones, Chad Petry, Jennifer O’Brien, Bryan Eckert, Leslie Petry and Kurt Fuhs as post prom volunteers, and Elvia Perez for the musical program, Noelle Conrad for the guidance department, Abby Lindauer for maintenance and David Marcum, Brian Craig, Charles O’Bryan, Andy McKeough, Blake Broeker, Jason Barnett and Casey Lindeman for the baseball program at the high school.

• Reassigned Ashley Blessinger from Southridge High’s freshman volleyball coach to Southridge Middle’s seventh grade volleyball coach.

• Congratulated the high school Business Professionals of America members who competed in the state leadership conference earlier this month. Members Roger Hunter, Carson Bromm, Olivia Durcholz and Corey Peters advanced to the national conference, which will be in May.

• Congratulated the high school archery team members Shauna Begle, Taylor Denning and Rebecca Snider for competing in the National Archery in Schools Program State Archery Tournament on March 13 in Indianapolis.

• Congratulated the high school boys basketball team for winning sectional and regional titles.