ROCKSPRINGS — Members of the Meigs Track Team were honored by the Meigs Local Board of Education for their accomplishments at the 2017 OHSAA State Track and Field Meet during the recent board meeting.
The girls 4×100 team consisting of Kassidy Betzing, Sky Brown, Devyn Oliver, and Taylor Swartz had a podium finish of eighth. Betzing also competed in the long jump with a second place podium finish. The team is coached by Mike Kennedy. Team members were presented with a certificate and charm.
In personnel matters, Hannah Thompson was hired as a vocational agriculture teacher at Meigs High School on a one-year contract.
Mattie Lanham was hired as as third grade teacher at Meigs Intermediate on a one-year contract.
The resignation of Eric Penrod as an intervention specialist at the intermediate school was accepted effective June 14.
The resignation of Emily Schmaltz as eighth grade math teacher was accepted effective Aug. 18.
The board accepted the resignation of Brittany Beman as intervention specialist at the middle school effective Aug. 18.
Maternity leave was approved for a teacher as requested.
Danielle Polk was hired on a two-year contract as school psychologist.
Stacie Scarberry was approved as a third grade summer intervention instructor at Meigs Intermediate.
Alyssa Cremeans was hired as the girls varsity golf coach for the 2017 season.
The board hired Winter Sellers as a personal assistant for a summer intervention program at Carleton School to assist three handicapped students retroactive to June 12 through Aug. 11, not to exceed 29 hours per week.
A field trip request was approved from Denise Russo for four cosmetology seniors to Grove City on July 31-Aug. 1 for state board exams.
The board approved ratification of a negotiated agreement with the OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4/AFL-CIO and its Local 017 running July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020.
Revisions to the athletic handbook were approved as presented by Steven Wood, event/activities director.
The board approved the purchase of security cameras, license and support from Northwestern Ohio Security Inc. in the amount of $55,560.49.
Property, auto and liability insurance for the 2017-18 school year were approved with Wright Specialty Insurance in the amount of $81,726. Reed and Baur Insurance is the local agent. Voluntary student accident insurance was also approved with Reed and Baur.
An agreement was approved with Julian and Grube Inc. for Medicaid Agreed Upon Procedures for fiscal year 2018 and 2019 at a cost of $1,700 per fiscal year.
A purchased service agreement was approved with Donna Bently for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
Final permanent appropriations for fiscal year 2017 were approved in the amount of $29,133,536. Temporary appropriations for fiscal year 2018 were approved in the amount of $24,456,755.
Minutes of the previous meeting were approved.
A thank you card was received by the board from Marge Barr for the retirement gift.