TUPPERS PLAINS — The Eastern Local Board of Education approved several agenda items including the district’s five-year forecast during the recent meeting.
The five-year forecast looks at the district’s financial standing for the past three years and projections for the next five years.
The forecast and notes must be approved by Oct. 31 to be submitted to the Ohio Department of Education. The forecast is approved in May and October.
High school and middle school students of the month were recognized by Student Achievement liaison Floyd Ridenour. Those students were Paige Cline, Brandon Coleman, Katie Keller, Dakota O’Brien, Haylie Blankenship, Colten Parker, Sophie Carleton and Emmalea Durst.
Certified substitutes were approved as follows: Cayla Adkins, Cynthia S. Chadwell, James D. Essick, Bonne Kreseen, Carrie Minenok, Shannon Plummer and William Nathan Robinette.
Roni D. Howery was approved as a substitute aide for the 2013-14 school year pending proper certification. Lesa Sidwell was approved as a substitute cook for the remainder of the 2013-14 school year. James S. Brooks was approved as a substitute custodian for the remainder of the 2013-14 school year, and David Burt as a substitute bus driver for the Soar Program.
Lorie Litchfield was hired as a part-time cook on a one-year contract.
Rachel Marten was approved on a supplemental contract as the district curriculum coordinator. Dave Waters was approved as safety coordinator.
The first reading of the NEOLA policies was approved with multiple updates, revisions, replacements and deletions.
A donation from the R&M Clark Family Foundation in the amount of $2,000 was approved for the Opal Eichinger Scholarship.
One student was approved for open enrollment.
A request from high school art teacher Josh Fogle for the Art 2, 3 and 4 students to take a trip to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater House at Mill Run, Pennsylvania for the students and chaperones.
Amendments to the permanent appropriation resolution and certified revenue adjustments were approved.
The board also approved the financial reports as presented and the minutes from the September meeting.
The next Eastern Local Board of Education meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the elementary library conference room.