School board approves donation, $21K for computers

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By The Staff

The board of education approved the following during a special-called meeting Aug. 1.
Board members approved a $1,750 donation from the National Wild Turkey Federation to be used for the archery program at the following schools:
• Saffell Street Elementary: $350
• Emma B. Ward: $350
• Robert B. Turner: $350
• Anderson Middle School: $700
• Anderson County High School: $350
The school board also approved to purchase 12 computers for the middle school and 13 computers for Robert B. Turner Elementary.
The middle school computers will cost $10,598.88, with $10,280 coming from an Engineering Pipeline grant and $318.88 purchased with technology funds.
The 13 computers for Robert B. Turner Elementary will cost $10,725 and will be purchased from school funds.