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Board Approves Matters

By Staff | Feb 19, 2014

The Wetzel County Board of Education approved several items at their regular meeting held Feb. 4.

However, one routine matter was tabled until further investigation.

This tabled item was for a lease agreement for “City of Paden City Athletic Fields leased from the City of Paden City, known as Number One Ball Field and the Softball Field located in the Paden City Park (for the playing fields for Paden City High School baseball and softball) beginning on the March 1 and expiring on the June 1 for the amount of $2,500.”


Beth A. Sigley, acceptance of resignation from position as boys’ track coach at Long Drain School, effective Jan. 24.


Michelle K. Bradley, approval for contracted services position as extended day tutor at Valley High School, effective Feb. 4.

Kayla J. Brill, approval for employment as assistant girls’ softball coach at at Magnolia High School, effective the beginning of the 2013-2014 WVSSAC Season. This is not a county-funded position.

Gregory S. Hostutler, approval for employment as non-certified head baseball coach at Hundred High School, effective the beginning of the 2013-2014 WVSSAC Season.

Dillon J. Mangino, approval for employment as head girls’ softball coach at MHS, effective the beginning of 2013-2014 WVSSAC Season.

Commencement Time


Approval to change the commencement time at Paden City High School on May 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Out of State Trips:

Approval of request from Donald Taylor, band director, to take two VHS band members to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., for their annual honor band on Jan. 23-26. It is funded through student fund raisers.

Approval of request from Bruce Ensinger, music teacher, to take two New Martinsville School choir students to Jacksonville, Fla., to participate in the Southern Division Junior High/Middle School Honor Choir on March 3-9. It is funded through student fees.

Approval of request from Mark Batton, head football coach, to transport three members of the Magnolia High School’s football team to the Ohio Valley Football Coaches’ Association banquet on Feb. 16 at the Garfield Elementary School in Steubenville, Ohio. This is funded through the MHS football program.

Approval of Waiver to State Policy:

Approval of Waiver to State Policy 2510 to use Odysseyware, an online curriculum provider, for virtual/online courses for first time credit in alternative settings.