CENTERBURG — Centerburg’s school board meeting on Monday closely followed the printed agenda, Treasurer Ellen Scott told the News on Tuesday.
Scott said new fire doors have been installed in the administration building and reported the Ohio Department of Education audit found the district cafeterias to be in compliance with all paperwork and procedures.
Besides approving routine fiscal actions, the board accepted a $650 donation from the elementary PTO to help defray the cost of author Brian Cleary’s visit to the school, $15,000 from the Centerburg Athletic Boosters to the permanent improvement fund, and $3,000 from Dorothy Holden to the general fund.
Regarding personnel, the board granted the retirement request of Dan Stevens, effective May 31, and accepted a letter of resignation from superintendent Dorothy Holden, effective July 31. It also employed Amanda Pauley, Julie Schluze, Caryn Setzler, Alyssa Guitner and Beau Wolford as aides with the 21st Century after school program, retroactive to Jan. 6. Jean Compton was hired as a part-time math tutor, retroactive to Jan. 31, and Mary Hushes was approved as a home instruction tutor, retroactive to Jan. 24. The board also approved a family medical leave of absence for Wayne Dickerson effective Jan. 24, and amended Ron Ross’s assistant baseball contract to Step 2.
In other action, the board approved a number of volunteers fir the 2010-11 school year, and accepted a number of Mount Vernon Nazarene University students for student teaching and/or field experience with several Centerburg teachers. The board approved a journalism field trip in April, adopted the 2011-12 school calendar and approved piloting virtual learning high school course offerings for the 2011-12 school year.
Prior to adjournment, the board went into executive session to discuss personnel. No further action was taken.