REEDSVILLE — The Eastern Archery Club was given approval for their participation guidelines and bylaws as submitted by the coaches and coordinator at a recent for Eastern Local School District Board meeting.
The board met in regular session Oct. 21, where they also approved the financial reports for October and the transfer of funds from Eastern Elementary Student Council in the amount of $1000 to the Eagle Pack Program.
The board then entered into executive session.
Upon their return, the following substitute teachers for the 2015-16 school year were approved pending proper certification: Elizabeth Blanchard, Braden Prater, Andy Sigman and Daniel Williams. The board approved Debbie Weber retroactively to Sept. 13, 2015.
The board approved Karen Fick as a substitute secretary, Garrett Hall from the University of Rio Grande for 30 hours of Social Studies Methods, with Mr. Kirk Reed and Donald Maxson Jr. as paid Aassistant varsity softball coach for the upcoming season — all pending proper certification.
Archie Rose was hired as district on-board busing instructor, retroactive to Oct. 30.
Volunteer junior high school cheerleading coaches Shelly Caldwell and Katie Jenkins were approved pending proper certification for the 2015-16 school year.
In other business, approval was given to the new, updated, revised, replaced, deleted by laws, policies, administrative guidelines, as recommended by Neola Inc., a service business that assists school districts with their policy direction.
Open enrollment students Alex Collins and Seth Collins were approved for the 2015-16 school year. Open enrollment is an Ohio state law allowing students to attend schools outside of their resident school if the receiving school has the capacity to accept them.
The district gave the go-ahead for the purchase of two new buses from Edwin H. Davis and Son Inc. The buses will cost $84,915 each, and the board approved funding for both in the amount of $169,830.
The board gave permission to pursue the appraisal of a possible property purchase and the advertisement for a future Board Member vacancy.
The next meeting of the Eastern Local Board of Education is set for Wednesday, Dec, 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the elementary library conference room.
Contact Lorna Hart at 740-992-2155 Ext. 2551.