Salem School Board

By: 
Abigail Shields

There was plenty to think about and consider at the Salem School Board meeting Monday night. The board opened their meeting by presenting ROAR Awards to the Disney Club at Salem High School, BSE Math Bowl Team, National History Day State Qualifiers, Math Counts, and John Hopkins.

APPROVED: minutes of the Executive and Regular Session of the April 15, 2024 School Board Meeting, agenda, claims to date.

APPROVED: the personnel and ECA recommendations

Amy Abner as the 6th grade digital citizenship teacher, Angela Snelling as the SMS health teacher beginning 2024-25 school year, Mallory Myers as the SMS health teacher beginning 2024-25 school year.

APPROVED: the new hires of Whitney Bowers as BSE corporation nurse and Kaleb Ravellette as vehicle maintenance assistant

APPROVED: the resignations of Adam Brock as IT specialist, Michele Burton as BSE teacher, Jerry Hickey as SHS assistant principal; last day June 1, 2024, Christine Mahuron as SHS counselor, Janine Terrell from full time cafe position to sub position, Rebecca Braid as cafe worker and bus monitor, Danielle Schocke as BSE instructional assistant, Gina Wientjes from BSE cafe, Autumn Gray as SMS teacher, Felicity Jones as SHS custodian.

APPROVED: the retirement of Troy Albert as SHS principal and Martha S. Deisch as SCS Bus Driver, but will remain a sub driver

APPROVED: Caitlin Ellis and Gwen Dowling for maternity leave

APPROVED: SHS summer school teachers: Frank Myszak, John Heavin, Todd Alexander and Brian Glesing

APPROVED: SHS, SMS, BSE high ability summer school teachers: Crystal Mikels, Emily Johnson, Jessica Morgan, John Calhoun and Lisa Nice

APPROVED: Emily Johnson and Crystal Mikels for stipends from K-12 Robotics Grant, Jamie Malloy for High Ability stipend, Savannah Goss for McKinney Vento Stipend

DONATIONS: Consider Approval of the following donations:

$1,000 mini grant donation from Washington County Substance Abuse Council to SADD

$250.00 donation to BPA from the Law Office of Church, Langdon, Lopp & Banet LLC for BPA National Conference

$100.00 from Dwayne Guenther Farm Bureau Insurance for BPA National Conference

$250.00 from Eddie Gilstrap Motors to Salem Golf Team

ACTION ITEMS: Consider appointments to the Washington County Community Foundation Board, Approved Steve Hunt

Consider approval of a gift from the 50 Year Class 1974

Consider approval to add Salem High School to the CEP Program

Consider approval of the Handbooks for BSE, SMS, SHS for the 2024-2025 school year

Consider approval of revising the Volunteer Policy #8120

Consider approval of the LifeSpring Health System Agency for 24-25

Consider approval of the LifeSpring Health Care Clinic for 24-25

First reading of the Wireless Communication Policy #5136, Therapy Dog Policy #8390, Proof of Residency Policy #5111, Metal Detector Policy #5517

Consider approval of an affidavit for payment

Consider approval of an overnight and out of state trip to Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida on March 19-25, 2025 for the Disney Club

Consider approval of a resolution to transfer funds to the Education Fund

Consider approval of the SHS 2024/25 textbook adoptions and orders

Consider approval of the BSE science adoption

Consider approval of the SMS book adoption

FUNDRAISERS: Salem HS Boys Soccer- Summer 2024 for new equipment

Disney Club-Car Wash June 15, 2024 to raise money for Disney trip

Disney Club Calendar Fundraiser September 2024 to raise money for Disney trip

Disney Club Halloween Party for elementary students. Date TBD

The next school board meeting is June 10, 2024

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