POMEROY — Additional personnel was hired and numerous updated and revised operational policies and guidelines were adopted at a recent meeting of the Meigs Local Board of Education.
Hired were Amber Blackwell as the junior high girls basketball volunteer coach, Cayla Adkins, Susan Cockran, Beth Anne Connolly, Emily Hill and Carrie Wolfe, as substitute teachers, and Tara Reynolds and Jenni Durst as substitute secretaries for the remainder of the school year.
As for the policies, they were the ones recommended by the NEOLA and ranged from employment of personnel to student assessment and graduation requirements.
Approval was given by the Board for the payment of $4,715 to Jefferson County Educational Service Center for virtual learning academy intervention and summer school services at Meigs High School, June 1 to Sept. 30.
Mike Bartrum, football coach, met with the board and gave a review of the season’s games. Also presenting reports were Dean Harris, transportation director, and Paul McElroy, director of operations.
In executive session the board discussed hiring and compensation personnel, along with “potential pending litigation/lawsuit against the District.”
Attending were Superintendent Rusty Bookman, Treasurer/CFO Mark E. Rhonemus, and Board members Larry tucker, Roger Abbott, Tod Snowden and Ron Logan.