Chinook board approves replacement of desktop computers for teachers
The Chinook School Division will purchase 400 refurbished desktop computers for teachers to use in their classrooms at a cost of about $200,000. Trustees approved a motion at a regular Chinook School Division board meeting on June 25 to fund the purchase of the computers from dedicated capital equipment and repurposed 2017-18 budget funds. “We had some money in our existing budget for the capital purchases,” Chinook School Division Chief Financial Officer Rod Quintin said after the meeting. “We had some people leave our organization partly through the year.