GHV wraps up school year

GARNER – The month of May brings an abundance of end-of-school-year activities at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura. The GHV board of education heard reports on various activities at the May 8 meeting.

Instructional coaches Jaci Hayes, Katie Gaffney and Kelsey Steffens, shared with board members how the program has developed at the elementary, intermediate and high school.

Instructional coaches collaborate with teachers to focus on the improve student achievement. This is the first year for the instructional coach program

Special education teachers Erin Larsen, Kristin Schmidt and Rebecca Martinson gave a report on Special Olympics activities at GHV.

Garner-Hayfield-Ventura had 13 special needs students participate in Special Olympic track and field events this spring. Twelve out of the 13 will participate in the state Special Olympics event on May 26.

Read the complete story in the May 17 Leader.