A new three-year agreement between Mitchell teachers and the Mitchell School Distrct was approved Monday night by the Mitchell School Board. The new contract goes into effect on July first. It includes raises of 1,800 dollars next school year and 1,600 dollars the two subsequent school years. It also includes a new system for sick days for newly hired teachers according to Mitchell Schools Superintendent Joe Graves.
The board also approved a 5,500 dollar salary increase for Superintendent Graves. That brings his annual salary to 126,500 dollars. Administrative staff raises of 4.79 percent were also approved.