MEDORA — Medora Community School Corp. Board of Trustees put the finishing touches on a program to ensure funding is in place to keep the school open in the coming years.

Those actions occurred during special meetings Monday and Tuesday evenings in the school media center.

Superintendent John Reed, who resigned June 15 but continued to work through Thursday, said the board made cuts and reductions to ensure funding is in place for the remainder of this year and 2012.

“And for the most part 2013,” Reed said.

Trustees opted to reduce the hours of three full-time teachers, two by one hour, and the third by two hours, Reed said.

They also decided not to replace a Spanish teacher who recently resigned and plan to replace her with an online language program.

“For a savings of $50,000,” Reed said.

He said trustees also decided to readjust the administration, making junior-senior high school Principal Brad McCammon principal of the elementary school as well, and making guidance counselor and language arts teacher Dan Johnson assistant to the principal of the elementary school.

Reed had been serving as principal of the elementary school.

He said trustees also plan to hire a part-time superintendent to work a couple of days a week, which will save an estimated $50,000.

Reed said the school’s enrollment is the only other issue that can affect the budget in the next few years.

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