TUPPERS PLAINS — The Eastern Local Board of Education approved several agenda items during last week’s meeting.
Personnel matters from substitute staff to 21st Century Program staff were approved during the meeting, with one personnel matter pulled from the agenda following executive session.
Prior to the approval of the agenda to begin the meeting Board President Adam Will placed a recommended action of a three year contract for current treasurer/CFO on the agenda. Following a lengthy executive session, board member Dennis Eichinger made the motion to pull the item from the agenda. The board voted 3-2 to remove the recommended action. Will and board member John Rice voted against Eichinger’s motion.
The following personnel matters passed by a 5-0 vote: The resignation of Heather Wolfe as high school language arts teacher effective at the end of the 2011-12 was accepted.
Substitute teachers for the 2012-13 school year, pending proper certification, were: Patrece (Schwab) Beegle, John Robert Bell, Robert Brooks, Eric Brown, Tyler Bryan, Ilse K. Burris, Teresa C. Carr, Darien Cooper, William T. Cooperrider, William B. Downie, James Essick, Marjorie Fetty, Robert Fish, John C. Flemming, Suzanne Hanning, Melinda Hayman, Kathryn Hill-White, Jill R. Johnson, Cindy Johnston, Craig Knight, John Krawsczyn, Megan Lawhon, Joseph K. McCall, Breanna McCune, Stan McFarland, Jarod T. More, William C. Mosier, James E. Ritchie, William Nathan Robinette, Colleen C. Ross, Taylor Schwalm, Amanda Schwarzel, James T. Simpson, Tonnie Stevenson, Randy J. Wachter, and Jason Williams.
Substitute aides approved were: Allison Bond, Carrie R. Carpenter, Angela Hoalcraft, Shilo Little, Ramayne Martindale, Sunshine Russell, Felicia Shover, Connie Soulsby, Launa Teaford and Robin L. Werry.
Pupil activity contracts were awarded to Monty Wood, assistant junior high football coach; Jeremy Wolfe, volunteer assistant cross country/track coach; and Joel Lynch, weight training coach, fall quarter.
Individuals approved for the 21st Century Community Learning Center program were, Krista Johnson, project director; Rachel Marten, site coordinator; Deb Kerwood, Kirk Reed and Sam Thompson, academic specialists; and Tom Pullins and Lesa Sidwell, bus drivers.
The board approved retaining the services of Attorney Gary Winters from the law firm of McCaslin, Imbus and McCaslin for legal council on a specific matter. This is not a change in legal council from the current law firm.
An five day extended service contract was approved for Speech Pathologist Macyn Baylor.
In other business, the board approved amendments to the permanent appropriation resolution and repayment of advances to the general fund.
An agreement with MedBen was approved to provide third party dental claims services, with board member Mark Hall abstaining from the vote.
Handbooks and class fees were approved as presented by principals Jody Howard, William Francis and Shawn Bush.
The Anti-Bullying Policy and Reporting Form were approved as presented by Superintendent Scot Gheen. The student and adult lunch charge policy was adopted, along with the hazard analysis critical control points standard operating procedures for the district for food services.
Open enrollment students approved were Sam Jones, Austin Gregg, Amber Holland, Aarika Holland, Kim Cross, Cadence Acree, and Cameron McKnight.
The discontinuation of pager services with Aquis Communications was approved.
Bus routes for the 2012-13 school year were approved.