Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
June 27, 2012 11:42 am EDT


DANVILLE — Community member Deb Payne received a Golden Apple award Monday at Danville’s school board meeting. The board commended Payne for her dedication to the district — heading up the football concession stand for about 20 years. Her efforts, district treasurer Mary Payne said on Tuesday, benefited both the athletic boosters and the band boosters organizations.


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Regarding personnel, the board accepted a letter of resignation from custodian Pam Mickley, retroactively effective June 20. It approved a new five-year contract for treasurer Mary Payne, effective Aug. 1 through July 31, 2117, and hired Michael McCormick as a fifth-grade teacher, Marie Mosher as a junior high science teacher and Jill Lyons as a second-grade teacher. The board employed Carol Newbold as federal grants coordinator, added to the classified substitute list, issued several supplemental contracts and approved a quartet of volunteers for the 2012-13 football season.

Besides approving routine monthly and end-of-the-fiscal-year financial actions, the board accepted the following donations: $290 from St. Luke Knights of Columbus for headsets; $500 from Ariel Corp. for Mock Trial; anonymous donations of $500 for FCCLA and $900 for Mock Trial; and 11 commodes from Mansfield Plumbing Products for the high school restroom remodeling project.

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