School Board

 

Members of the Board of Trustees
Sharese Maynard - Zone 2 Board Chairman
Zac Bowhay - Zone 4
Karen Pyron- Zone 1
Jaymon Knight - Zone 3
Barbara Andersen - Zone 5 


Joel Wilson - Superintendent - wilsjoel@butteschools.org

Jodi Wasylow-Business Manager - wasyjodi@butteschools.org
Tauna Brewer - District Clerk -brewtaun@butteschools.org
 
Butte County Joint School District believes:
  • Every student can learn.
  • That the primary educator of the child is the family.
  • In providing a safe, caring, and desirable environment without fear, threat, or intimidation.
  • In inspiring the learner with a personal vision of the future, complete with the tools to make a positive contribution to society.
  • Each student should experience success every day in every classroom.
  • In working together to teach and learn in creative and cooperative ways.
  • In respecting the diversity of people and their learning styles.
  • In the process of continuous school improvement.
  • In maximizing student-teacher contact.
  • In effective professional development of all staff.
  • In data-driven decisions and research-based "best practices" across all educational areas including planning, instruction, assessment, and grading.
  • In the best possible teaching of a curriculum tied to the Idaho Achievement Standards and aligned in terms of what is written, taught, and tested.
  • In promoting responsible citizenship, civic responsibility, sportsmanship, leadership, and cooperation.
  • In excellence of all educational programs, whether curricular or extracurricular. In strong parent-school-community collaboration with a positive and courteous customer service focus.
  • In high expectations for the present and future.
  • In developing a community of actively engaged lifelong learners who are respected, protected, and valued.
  • In a uniform and thorough system of public education which addresses the following eight elements of thoroughness (Idaho Code 33-1612):

    1. Safe learning environment conducive to learning.
    2. Maintenance of classroom discipline.
    3. Basic values of honesty, self-discipline, unselfishness, respect for authority, and the central importance of work.
    4. Basic curriculum to prepare for postsecondary educational programs.
    5. Communication skills.
    6. Work force skills.
    7. Current technology.
    8. Responsible citizenship.

School Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the High Schools Library located at 120 South Water St. in Arco, Idaho. If you wish to be placed on the agenda, contact the district office at 690-3410 for information.