STATE OF THE DISTRICT 

04/18/2022 

1. Academics a. Robotics – curriculum and competition (over 40 students participated and one team went to state) 

b. Choir – up to 22 members from 8 

c. Drama – 72 cash and crew members participated this spring 

d. District-wide new reading and math curriculum 

e. Academic mastery expectations and feedback 

2. Facilities a. Completion of Press-box at Tough Street 

b. New windows in JH/HS (no cost to district) 

c. AC in Auditorium, gymnasium, and all 1975 sections in progress (no cost to district) 

d. New HVAC controls system at PK-6 

e. New Roof at 7-12 building (1939 section) 

f. New playground at PK-6 (1/4 cost to district) 

g. Renovation of 7-12 building to bring 7/8th grade up and serve lunch – addressed safety and security issues of students transitioning during the day 

h. Resurfacing of trach – summer of 2022 

i. Working on Master Plan for capital improvement projects in the district 

3. Technology a. One to one Chromebooks (annual grants) 

4. Foodservice a. Serving at HS site – no additional staff 

5. Athletics a. HS Track – 32 HS/24JH participants – Statement by official to coach “this is the best I have ever seen from Danville” 

b. Softball – 26 participants. Average GPA of Varsity – 3.72 

c. Football (Weight room) – 25 participating before school lifting 

d. Baseball – 22 participants 

e. Monthly Athletic Booster meetings (20-30 in attendance). 200 Club up and running again and has well over 200 members. 

f. $22,000 net profit from Weight Meet. 

6. Staffing a. Added additional Kindergarten and 1st-grade staff. Looking to add full-time 2nd and 3rd-grade classroom teachers in the future pending financial outlook and needs. 

b. No unfilled full-time positions this year. Neighboring districts lacked IS and Math Teacher 

7. Finances a. See and hear from Treasurer report. 

b. Staffing expense on the increase – necessary to support student needs