What: Board of Education meeting on Tuesday
Present: Rhonda Bonkovich, Sarah Corby, Derek Mihalsen, Jerry Nykstro, Melissa Sedlowski
• Heard from Superintendent Toby Gibson that State Treasurer Robert Sprague will be visiting the high school at 10 a.m. Tuesday to see the financial literacy program and Lieutenant John Heisted will visit at 12:15 p.m. May 1 for the Pre-Apprenticeship and On-Demand Careers Program offered at the school . Both officials will tour the school and participate in round table discussions with staff and students;
• Approved three-year, 240-day management contract with Transportation Superintendent Carla Stearns effective July 1 at $45,078 in 2023-24, $45,516 in 2024-25, $45,954 in 2025- 26;
• Approved three-year, 260-day management contract with Maintenance Superintendent Randy Clark effective July 1 at $51,680 in 2023-34, $52,628 in 2024-25 and $52,628 in 2025 -26;
• Approved to a one-year, 220-day contract with Cafeteria Supervisor Donna Bailey for the amount of $45,334 for the period 2023-24;
• Graduation is scheduled for 7 pm on May 21 at WD Packard Music Hall.
• Donations of $5,200 accepted for high school team drone flight to compete in Denver, Colorado, in May;
• Middle and high school students are approved to be educated through the Sandy Hook Promise’s “Say Something Anonymous Reporting” program at no cost to the school. The program teaches middle and high school students to recognize the warning signs of someone at risk of harming themselves or others and how to say something to a trusted adult to get help;
• Accepted the resignation of Jennifer Lowry, a high school English teacher who spent 22 years in the district, at the end of the school year;
• The 2023-24 school calendar has been approved with students’ first day on September 5 and last day May 31, 2024;
• Supplemental contracts have been approved for Kenneth Forsyth as Athletic Director and Randy Clark as Football Coach/Weightlifting Coach for 2023-24.
• An agreement has been approved with the Trumbull County Education Services Center for $767,923 for various services to the district.
• Approval of an agreement with the Educational Services Center in Eastern Ohio (Mahoning County) for a period of one year in the amount of $16,800 for career counseling services.
– Bob Copeland