POMEROY — The Meigs Local Board of Education accepted the resignation of Superintendent Rusty Bookman, for the purposes of retiring.
His last day will be March 4. Look for an in-depth profile on Bookman in an upcoming issue.
Along with the resignation of Bookman, the board also accepted the resignation of Meigs Intermediate School personal assistant Bethany Wyatt, which was effective Feb. 23; the resignation of Meigs Primary teacher Lynn Bookman, also for the purposes of retirement; and accepted the resignation of Brian Burchett, Meigs Intermediate School custodian, whose resignation will be in effect March 4.
Along with the acception of resignations, the board also accepted hires as well. Members approved the hiring of Selena Reynolds as a substitute personal assistant for the remainder of the school year. Abby Harris was also retroactively, as of Feb. 1, approved as an after-school coordinator for the remainder of the school year. This position has been funded by the elementary and secondary school counseling grant fund. The board OK’d the hire of Paul Dailey as a substitute teacher for the remainder of the school year, as well.
The board voted to accept $500 for Meigs Middle School after-school program from WSAZ Children’s Charities, and approved Change Order 1 Energy Optimizers, totaling $19,760 for additional Meigs High School lights.
The group convened to executive session regarding the disposition/sale of property, but no decisions were made in session.
The next meeting is Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the board room.
Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-992-2155 EXT. 2555.