Friday, December 11, 2015

Joplin R-8 Board filing opens Tuesday

(From Joplin Schools)

Joplin Schools encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the School Board to file to be a candidate in the April 5, 2016, election. Interested persons may file in the superintendent's office located at Joplin Schools Administration at Memorial Education Center, 310 West 8th Street, Joplin.

Filing will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during the district's regular business hours Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Except for the first and last day of candidate filing, filing will not occur on days that the school district's offices are closed due to inclement weather. Filing will also not occur on the following dates when the school district's offices are closed: Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

Filing will end on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Candidates filing on the first day of filing (Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015) will be listed on the ballot in random order. There are four board positions available: two positions with a three-year term, one position with a two-year term, and one position with a one-year term.

For more information contact Pat Waldo, Board Secretary, at (417) 625-5200 Ext. 2020.

Three-year Term Declaration
Two-year Term Declaration
One-year Term Declaration

(Note: Board members whose posts are up for election this time are Jennifer Martucci, Gary Nodler, Sallie Beard, and Ron Gatz.)

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