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Board Approves Several Matters At April 6 Meeting

By Staff | Apr 8, 2015

The following personnel and routine matters were approved at the April 6 meeting of the Wetzel County Board of Education:

Personnel Matters:

Resignations:

Jeffrey E. Hohn, acceptance of resignation from position as seventh grade basketball coach at Paden City High School, effective March 17.

David L. Moore, acceptance of resignation from position as countywide substitute teacher, effective April 2.

Service Personnel:

JoAnna G. Filliez, approval for change in assignment from secretary III at Paden City Elementary, 537/G, 220-day contract, to coordinator of certification and records/accountant/secretary III at the county office, 521/H, 261 day contract, effective July 1.

Katherine A. Springer, approval for employment as countywide substitute cook, effective April 7.

Sandy L. Lancaster, approval for employment as countywide substitute bus operator, effective April 7.

Extracurricular:

Crystal C. Allen, approval for employment as evening events coordinator, spring season at Hundred High School, effective the beginning of the 2014-2015 spring WVSSAC season.

Richard G. Duffield, Jr., approval for contracted services position as summer school tutor at HHS, effective July 1.

Tracey L. Loy, approval for employment as head softball coach at Valley High School, effective the beginning of the 2014-2015 WVSSAC season. non-certified.

Michelle K. Moore, approval for contracted services position as summer school tutor at VHS, effective July 1.

Leave of Absence:

Approval of request from Shannon L. Eastham for an ‘unpaid medical leave of absence’ from her position as Cook at Short Line School beginning March 16 through April 7.

Approval of request from Jacqueline D. Shepard for a ‘paid family medical leave of absence’ from her position as fourth grade school at NMS under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) beginning March 30 through April 27.

Approval of request from Diana J. Wheeler for an ‘unpaid medical leave of absence’ from her position as pre-school special needs teacher at SLS

beginning March 25 through May 10.

The board also approved the re-employment of several continuing professional personnel for the 2015-2016 school year, as well as the re-employment of probationary professional service and personnel for the 2015-2016 school year. The board also approved the re-employment of teachers for the 2015-2016 school year on the basis of a permit or out-of-field authorization (all pending receipt of the appropriate state certification).

Routine matters:

Approval of the following chaperones/volunteers for the 2014-2015 school year:

Hundred High School: Heidi Gottron, Mary Mortimore, James Greathouse, Randy Moore, Darlene Daniels, James McGlumphy, Gary Glasscock, Jim Campbell, Elizabeth Preston, and Lane Preston.

Valley High School: Robbie Gilbert, Jeff Stine, Mary Bordenkircher, Roger Spragg, Eric Daugherty, Mike Owens, Rex Rush, Billy Midcap, Melissa Midcap, Heather Bassett, Any Bassett, Matt Rux, Bubba Holtz, John Ellison, Robert Brown, and Mary Amy Kessinger.

Out of State Trip:

Approval of request from Carol Zombotti, speech language pathologist, to attend the PROMPT’s Beginning Techniques to Intervention Training

Workshop in New York, June 4-6. Funded through IDEA funds.

Approval of request from Rebecca Spicher and Rex Rush, teachers, to take the HHS senior class on a field trip to Hershey Park, Pa., on May 8. Funded through the HHHS senior class funds.

Approval of request from Katrina Adkins and Ashley Johnson, teachers, to attend the Read 180 Model Schools Conference in Atlanta, Ga., June 28-

July 1. Funded through Step-7 Professional Development Funds.

Approval of request from Teresa Standiford for Kelly Lloyd, teacher and basketball coach, and Regina Lemley, bus operator and basketball coach, to

take the SLS seventh and eighth grade sports students on a trip with the Short Line Athletic Boosters to Fort Rapids indoor water park in Columbus,

Ohio, on May 9. Funded through the Short Line Athletic Boosters.

Request to Attend

Wetzel County Schools:

Approval of request from Tammy and Ryan Chambers for their son, Talan Chambers, to continue attending Wetzel County Schools (PCES) for the 2015-2016 school year, pending release from Tyler County.

Request to Use School Facilities:

Approval of request from Richard Eric Conner for the New Martinsville Jr. baseball/softball to use the NMS ballfields for league practices and games beginning April 4 and ending June 1.

Approval of request from Davette Petrucci for the Hundred Hornets Basketball Club (HHBC) to use the LDS gymnasium for club practices and games beginning April 11 and ending Oct. 31

Textbook Adoption:

Approval for textbook adoption from the current Official State Multiple List of Instructional Materials K-12 as recommended by the committee for Health beginning In 2015-2016 school year as follows:

Listing includes grade, copyright date, ISBN #, and cost. The following books are from The Children’s Health Market, Inc.: Kindergarten, The Great Body Shop – 6 year Student Subscription K, 2014, 9781606382745, $45.00; First, The Great Body Shop – 6 year Student Subscription Grade 1, 2014, 9781606382622, $45.00; Second, The Great Body Shop – 6 year Student Subscription Grade 2, 2014, 9781606382646, $45.00; Third, The Great Body Shop – 6 year Student Subscription Grade 3, 2014, 9781606382660, $45.00; Fourth, The Great Body Shop 6 year Student Subscription Grade 4, 2014, 9781606382684, $45.00; Fifth, The Great Body Shop – 6 year Student Subscription Grade 5, 2014, 9781606382707, $45.00; Sixth, The Great Body Shop 6 year Student Subscription Grade 6, 2014 9781606282721, $45.00; Seventh, The Great Body Shop – 6 year Student Subscription MS-L1, 2014, 9781606382769, $45.00; Eighth, The Great Body Shop 6 year Student Subscription MS-L1, 2014, 9781606382783, $45.00.

The following book is from Pearson Education Inc. – Prentice Hall: Ninth, Pearson Health, Student Edition with 6 year Digital (1 year print/6 year Digital), 2014, 0133276228, $82.47.

Approval for textbook adoption from the current Official State Multiple List of Instructional Materials Kindergarten-12 as recommended by the committee for Grades Kindergarten-12 English/Language Arts beginning in 2015-2016 school year as follows:

Listing includes grade, copyright date, ISBN #, and cost. The following books are from McGraw-Hill: Kindergarten, Reading Wonders Kindergarten System With 6-Year Online Subscription, 2014, 9780021355129, $2651.19; First, Reading Wonders Comprehensive Comprehensive Program With 6-Year Online Subscription, 2014, 9780021195664, $167.34; Second, Reading Wonders Comprehensive Program With 6-Year Online Subscription, 2014, 9780021190201, $95.49; Third, Reading Wonders Comprehensive Program With 6-Year Online Subscription, 2014, 9780021190652, $101.85; Fourth, Reading Wonders Comprehensive Program With 6-Year Online Subscription, 2014, 9780021185931, $69.57; Fifth, Reading Wonders Comprehensive Program With 6-Year Online Subscription, 2014, 9780021193523, $69.57.

The following books are from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: Sixth, Collections Premium Student Resource Package (1 year print/6 year digital), 2015, 9780544442344, $140.89; Seventh, Collections NCC Premium Student Resource Package (1 year print/6 year digital), 2015, 9780544541689, $116.19; Eighth, Collections NCC Premium Student Resource Package (1 year print/6 year digital), 2015, 9780544542228, $116.19.

The following books are from Pearson Education, Inc. – Prentice Hall: Ninth, Common Core Literature, Student Edition With 6-year Digital Path Online License, WV Ed., 2015, 1269741462, $90.97; 10th, Common Core Literature, Student Edition With 6-year Digital Path Online License, WV Ed., 2015, 1269741543. $90.97; 11th, Common Core Literature, Student Edition, With 6-year Digital Path Online License, WV Ed., 2015, 1269741578, $95.97; 12th Common Core Literature, Student Edition With 6-year Digital Path Online License, WV Ed., 2015, 1269750631, $95.97

Interim Superintendent recommends approval to adopt the Embedded Credit Policy for students at the secondary level attending Multi-County CTE Centers (MOVTI), as authorized by WVBE Policy 2510.