• Bill Raines

Mitchell Community Schools Vote to Sale of Property Near Huron

MITCHELL - (December 13,2021) - The Mitchell Community School board voted to sale property near Huron during their meeting Monday night.


There are two properties that will be up for sale which include a 40-acre parcel appraised at $150,000, and A 48-acre parcel with an appraisal set at $180,500. By Indiana law the school corporation must receive two appraisals and take the average of the two. The minimum bid must be submitted for both properties.


In other business:


  • Approved a Memorandum of Understanding between the Mitchell Community Schools and Indiana University Health South-Central Indiana to provide Health Care Services

  • Approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Mitchell Community Schools and Youth First Inc the cost of the contract is $30,700.

  • Approved to post the position for a Speech/Language Pathologist Assistant

  • Approved the 2022 - 2023 School Calendar (listed below) -

  • Suggestion to move the high school to a modified 8 block Schedule at Mitchell High School and Mitchell Junior High School. Dr. Commer suggested trying out this for the high school first, then moving the junior high to the schedule later.

  • Approved of hiring an administrative assistant for the Special Needs Director.

  • COVID numbers have been in a good range for students. There were concerns about the adults however, now those numbers are now leveling off within the corporation.

  • Heavy equipment has started rolling in to begin on the Captial Improvement Project first starting with the Maintenance building and moving on to the Auxiliary Gym.



Mitchell Community Schools 2022-2023 School Calendar


  • August 1 - Inservice / Bus Orientation

  • August 2 - Staff Development

  • August 3- First Student Day

  • September 1 - eLearning/Professional Development

  • September 2 - eLearning/Professional Development

  • September 5 - Labor Day No School

  • September 30 - End of First Grading Period

  • October 7 - No school/ Teacher parent conference

  • October 10-14 - Fall Break/No school

  • November 23-25 - Thanksgiving break /No school

  • December 20 - Last student Day before Christmas break - End of second grading period - End of semester

  • January 3- First student day of second semester

  • January 16 - No school

  • February 16 - eLearning/Professional Development

  • February 17 - eLearning/Professional Development

  • February 20 - No school

  • March 3- End of Third grading period

  • March 20 - 24 - Spring break - No school

  • April 7- Good Friday - No school

  • May 5- No School

  • May 19 - Last student day - End of second semester (pending no make-up days)

  • May 19- Commencement (Tentative)

  • May 22 - Teacher records Day



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