Deters said the district's investigation of Orr's alleged violations of school board policies will likely be done in "in the next few weeks, not a few days".
State and case law seem to suggest, per a New Jersey statute, that only a Board of Education, constituted by its May organization meeting, may fill a vacancy for superintendent.
On Thursday, board member Pat O'Neill suggested taking the position to resolve any lingering doubt about the board's collective opinion ahead of Saturday's March for Our Lives in D.C.
"I don't think anyone wants our schools to feel like prisons, but we do want our children to feel secure". "In this climate ... we would not consider not having security at that school".
This announcement comes after the tragic shooting death at Huffman High School earlier this month and the numerous school lockdowns throughout the district, including one at Ramsay High School just last week.
District officials say they've received 25 applications for the position, seven from outside of Missouri.
"We're going to go to their place, if the board decides to do that", said Hollow, "Because it's going right down to the finish line".
Board members saw the investigation report for the first time last week during another executive session but all declined to comment.
Gayden said the panel represents all the pieces - community, alumni, administration, parents and students - that must work together in order to create a successful district.
After the district's current superintendent, Dr. Deborah Wheeler, announced her retirement in January, the district hired the Chester County Intermediate Unit to begin the search for a new superintendent.
∫ The board appointed Kenneth Hoefs as extended leave substitute physical education teacher at $44,805 per year, effective April 9 through June 8. "Because of the conversations that we've had leading up to this. given what the funds are allocated for I'm in support of (Option A.2)".
The board has said the allegations involve possible violations of board policies.
"As a school board shouldn't come out and talk about the plans are for the town", Kreps said. According to Hamm, Hillcrest was originally built as a high school to accommodate 1,500 students. Before, schools kept 50 percent generated and 50 percent was used district-wide to lower class sizes.