Amy Lindsey | GC News-Gazette Monica Heavrin presented the $20,000 check from WHAS Crusade for Children to Carolyn Thomason and the rest of the School Board.

Amy Lindsey | GC News-Gazette

Monica Heavrin presented the $20,000 check from WHAS Crusade for Children to Carolyn Thomason and the rest of the School Board.

Monica Heavrin, director of Special Education, presented a $20,000 check from the WHAS Crusade for Children to the school board Thursday night.

According to Heavrin, the money will be used to combat bullying in the school system by helping children in kindergarten through 12th grade meet their social and emotional needs.

In other business:

•The school board approved the first payment of $241,200 to American Roofing and Metal Company for the Wilkey Elementary re-roofing project and the first payment of $116,910 to Marks Restoration and Improvements for the Lawler Elementary School re-roofing project.

Both projects are expected to be completed in October.

•The board approved the creation of two Special Needs Aides for Grayson County High School, two Title I Instructional Aides for Clarkson Elementary, and one Special Needs Aide for GCMS.

•The board approved requests to split coaching stipends at GCHS for the Academic Team, Girl's Basketball and Football. They also approved adding stipends for Teacher Mentors at $400 and GTIP Resource Teachers at $700.

•The board declared an old table saw, a Mercedes Benz and a Dodge Neon surplus property.

•The board approved selling a 1989 B250 truck to Eugene Decker since no bids were received for it. They also approved selling remaining Grayson County Middle School lockers to non-winning bidders for $7.50 each.