Highlights from the August 15, 2019, Southeast Polk Board of Education Meeting
**These are highlights and should not be considered official minutes**


  • The board approved to file for a new RPS/SAVE vote on the Nov. 5, 2019 election ballot.  
  • The board approved the replacement of three older school buses using grant money from the PPEL Fund.
  • The board approved the proposed change in the graduation fee payment process. 


  • Dr. Dirk Halupnik, Southeast Polk Superintendent, provided a monthly update. 
  • Dr. JoEllen Latham, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, provided an update on district news and “What Teachers Do in the Summer.”
  • Joseph Horton, Associate Superintendent, provided an update on enrollment. 
  • Gary Haines, Director of Buildings and Grounds, provided a project update.

The next meeting of the Board of Education will be September 5, 2019. For the full agenda, exhibits, and more information visit the Board website