Social Worker Named Employee of the Month

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Prospect Heights Elementary District 23 officials have named Barbara Mestling to be the school system's employee of the month for January.

Mestling serves as the district's social worker. Mestling received a $50 gift certificate for the recognition.

Matching grant to fund computer equipment

The District 23 board approved matching a grant from the Ross/Sullivan schools parent-teacher organization to purchase computer equipment for Ross School.

The district will pay $4,350 to match the PTO's grant to raise $8,700 for the purchase of two computers and peripheral equipment for the school's kindergarten classrooms.

The district has already purchased computer equipment for the school and the PTO has previously made contributions for such acquisitions.

Board approves hiring firm to perform audit

The District 23 board approved retaining the firm of Eder, Riedel & Co. to audit the district's finances for the upcoming fiscal year.

The district agreed to spend no more than $5,500 for the McHenry-based firm's services.

The firm was the district's auditor this past fiscal year. …