The Trussville City Board of Education held their monthly meeting Monday night.
To start the meeting, the Board hosted Hewitt-Trussville High School’s Show Choir, who sang “Jingle Bell Rock.” Directed by Mrs. Kay Carter, this is the first year the school has formed the choir.
Other students from the school system were also recognized for outstanding athletic performance
. HTHS student athlete Jarvis Calhoun was recognized for reaching the 1,000 point mark during the Nov. 17 Varsity Boys Basketball game against Fort Payne.
Fellow HTHS student athlete Alexandria Pidcock was also recognized for her achievements in Cross Country. Pidcock placed in the top 15 runners at the State meet held in November. She placed 12 out of 199 runners with a time of 19:13.
Agenda items included the approval of previous board minutes, adopting new software for administrators, and approving a new project for emergency fire equipment at the high school.
The board also approved several field trips for the high school track and soccer teams for 2013.
Board member Bill Roberts celebrated his 73 birthday Monday, and board members gave him a card and sang “Happy Birthday” during the meeting.
Finally, the board encouraged the school community to attend the Trussville Christmas Parade, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. School Superintendent Dr. Pattie Neill will be serving as the parade’s Grand Marshall.
The next board meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. with a work session beginning at 5 p.m.