The Washington City Schools Board of Education hired 23 individuals for various jobs and roles during the monthly meeting at the district office.
The superintendent recommended the employment of the following people for the board to consider on Monday evening and they were approved unanimously:
Kevin Evans as a casual for the 2017-18 school year, Jordan Flowers as a casual for the 2017-18 school year, Mary Kate Van Dyke as a casual for the 2017-18 school year, Beth Keller as a casual for the 2017-18 school year, Jessica Schroeder as a casual for the 2017-18 school year, Tara Bivens as secretary at the Washington Middle School, Kim Bonnell as a high school OGT summer tutor, Leandra Roble as a home instruction tutor for the 2017-18 school year, Tiffany Null as a TBT leader, Jane Pope as a TBT leader, Kristi Creamer as an intervention specialist at the Washington Middle School, Chris Chambers as an intervention specialist at the Washington High School, Heather Clark as an intervention specialist at Cherry Hill Primary School, Kyle Maust as a math teacher at Washington Middle School, Margaret “Meg” Evans as a fifth grade teacher at Belle Aire Intermediate School, Dianne Junk as an intervention specialist at Belle Aire Intermediate School, Ive “Anne” Hendricks as a fifth grade teacher at Belle Aire Intermediate School, Ryan Stuckey as an intervention specialist at Belle Aire Intermediate School (pending completion of proper licensure), Shannon Caplinger as a special education supervisor, Tonya Morris as a custodian at Belle Aire Intermediate School, James Bowden as a custodian at Washington High School and Jerrica Hites as a casual for the 2017-18 school year.
Three resignations were also accepted by the board of education: Kristi Creamer as special education supervisor; Tyler Rhodus as a physical education teacher at Washington Middle School, head varsity baseball coach and high school assistant girls soccer coach; and Ryan Well a social studies teacher at Washington High School.
Additionally, 25 individuals were accepted as supplemental coaching staff and eight employees received extended service days.
In other business, the board approved the district’s next year of fleet, liability and property insurance; the final appropriations for fiscal year 2017 were accepted; monthly cell phone reimbursement was discussed and passed for the 2017-18 school year; approximately $3,400 total in donations were accepted for various funds including the football camp fund and the Eric DiSario Memorial Scholarship Fund; and a rental request from Kristin Preston for use of the Historic Washington Middle School Auditorium in December was approved.
Finally, the board announced upcoming summer registration dates for the district. Students who are new to the district may register at the building where they will attend. Cherry Hill Primary (grades K-2) and Belle Aire Intermediate (grades 3-5) registration will be held on Friday, July 28 from 9-11 a.m. and 12-2 p.m. at 720 Oakland Ave. for Cherry Hill and 1120 High St. for Belle Aire. Registration for Washington Middle School (grades 6-8) and Washington High School (grades 9-12) will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 9-11 a.m. and 12-2 p.m. at 500 S. Elm St. for the middle school and 400 S. Elm St. for the high school. These registration dates are only for those students who have moved into the district over the summer or who have not already registered for kindergarten.
The next monthly meeting for the Washington City Schools Board of Education will be Monday, July 24 at 7 p.m.
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