The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12, for student hearing. Darrell Park, Allen Evans, Angela Sumner, Ross Moore, Anne Swint and Mike Brown were present.

After the closed hearing, the board went into executive session. Upon returning to open session, the board unanimously voted to accept the superintendent’s recommendation to expel a male, high school student for the remainder of the 2017-2018 fall semester for violating Rule No. 16- alcohol, drugs and inhalants. Rule No. 16 is a level two infraction.

In other business, the board unanimously approved to accept the Arkansas Department of Education’s Minority Teacher and Administrator Recruitment plan.