Employment contracts that were approved include: Sharon Brice — secondary math teacher at Centerville High School; Sarah Zintz – sixth grade teacher at Lakeview; Chelsea Daniels – kindergarten aide at Central; Nancy Gee – special education aide specific; Kelsie Johnson – kindergarten aide at Central; Jonathan Kovacevich – study hall supervisor at Centerville High School; Ashton Thomas – kindergarten aide at Garfield; Anthony Jahr – weight room supervisor; Michael Kauzlarich – assistant high school football coach; Greg Lowe – substitute bus driver; Kelly Kauzlarich – substitute bus driver; Tim Kaster – substitute bus driver; Ryan Hodges – substitute bus driver; Jamie Lewellen – regular route bus driver; Heather Benjamin – contract adjustment from 6.75 to 7.75 hrs/day as special education aide specific at Lakeview; Tyler Baze – eighth grade volleyball coach; Lindsey Pettibone – implemented strategist II at Lakeview; Debbie Robinson – first semester only, Howar Junior High family and consumer science teacher; Joni Davis – special education aide specific; Tara Micetich – special education aide specific; and Rossie Wendland – special education aide specific.
Volunteer contracts that were approved include: Lauren Jones – cross country; and Todd Mihalovich – football.
The board then looked at approving a teaching staff realignment within the Title I teachers. According to Superintendent Ryan it would involve moving Diane Ewing to primary elementary and Mary Dudley to upper elementary, basically exchanging the positions. The board approved the realignment.
The board next looked at the contract for the School Resource Officer. They approved the contract, although they were still looking at a possible discrepancy with the city’s numbers of approximately $1,000. The district will pay 75 percent of the cost of the resource officer.
The board then approved the catastrophic insurance plan for Howar Junior HIgh, which is put in place in case of catastrophic sports injuries.
The school district is currently planning to hold an auction of items from the Cincinnati and Mystic Elementary buildings as well as some items from Central. The auction is scheduled with Demry Auction on Aug. 24. Superintendent Ryan said the Mystic Elementary building had been turned over to the city, while the Cincinnati turn over was still being finalized.