Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

March 11, 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                  

Staff Recognition:  Savannah Middle School nominated Kristen Applegate for Board recognition for her help in the Class within a Class.  Food Service Director, Kathi Snyder, nominated Larry Burns for Board recognition for his ability to learn the new job quickly.

 

Student Recognition: Savannah Future Business Leaders of America recognized three students who will be attending State Contests in April 2015:  Stephan Pruett, Elizabeth Ernst, Nathan Scott.

 

Certified Staff Employment: The Board employed Mindi Richardson as an Amazonia Reading Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year.  In addition they employed Brett Morgan and Melanie Erks as Special Ed. Teachers at the Middle School.

 

Classified Staff Employment:  The Board employed Larry Burns and Melissa Yackle as Food Service employees.

 

Certified Staff Resignations: The Board accepted the following resignations at the end of the school year: Frank Nemuth, High School Social Studies teacher; Linda Gillispie, Minnie Cline Teacher; Brent Corey, Minnie Cline Librarian: and Leisa Blair, Middle School Principal.

 

Classified Staff Resignations:  The Board accepted the following resignations: Dorothy Schaeffer, Food Service worker; Jesica Baltezor, Middle School Paraprofessional; and Cathy High, as a High School Secretary.   

 

Classified Staff Retirement: The Board accepted the retirement of Nancy Hueser, Minnie Cline Food Service Worker at the end of the school year.

 

Transfer Employment: Linda Gillispie was granted a transfer from a Minnie Cline Teacher to a Middle School Paraprofessional starting next school year. 

 

Extra Duty Employment: Kyle Holt was hired as an Assistant High School Girls’ Soccer Coach.

 

Extra Duty Resignation: Kelsey Butler resigned as an Assistant High School Girls’ Basketball Coach.

 

Substitute Teacher Employment: The Board employed the following substitute teachers: Kristopher Neill, Lindsey Karr, Elizabeth Burks, and Ashley Nold.

 

Probationary/Non-Tenure Staff: The Board employed the following probationary teachers for the 2015-2016 school year.

Last name

First Name

School

Position

 

Tenure Year

Barbosa

Kathleen

Amazonia

Special Svs.

Greiner

Shari

Amazonia

Grade 4

Hallenberg

Amy

Amazonia

Special Svs.

Menard

Courtnay

Amazonia

Grade 3

Payton

Ashley

Amazonia

Grade 2

Sons

Mikaela

Amazonia/MS/JG

Music

Booth

Rebecca

ECSE

Special Svs.-Process Coord.

Conn

Joy

ECSE

Diagnostician

Cooper

Aaron

ECSE

At Risk

Behrens

Eleanor

Helena

Kindergarten

Musser

Stephanie

Helena

Grade 4

Way

Carma

Helena

Special Svs. - Half time

Crawford

Kathy

Helena/MC

PE

Barnes

Daniel

High School

Social Studies

Boyer

Amanda

High School

Special Svs.

Butler

Kelsey

High School

Business

Carr

Anita

High School

Language Arts

2015-16

Eisiminger

Mary Ann

High School

Spanish

Holcumbrink

Chase

High School

Vocational Agricultural

Johnson

Anna

High School

Special Svs.

Jones

Kelly

High School

Math

Martin

Erica

High School

Business

McKnight

Hannah

High School

Communication Arts

Modlin-Heastan

Michele

High School

Health Occupations

Proctor

Cody

High School

Communication Arts

Taylor

Karen

High School

Counselor/A+ Coordinator

Thompson

Jayme

High School

Special Svs.

Volz

Cramista

High School

Com Arts/Speech/Debate

Thurm

Krystal

High School/MS

Music - Concert Choir

Gillespie

Jessica

John Glenn

Grade 3

Johnson

Katelin

John Glenn

Grade 1

Kissler

Melissa

John Glenn

Special Svs.

2015-16

Nolan

Michelle

John Glenn

Grade 3

Rosier

Lauren

John Glenn

Grade 2

Schopfer

Keri

John Glenn

Grade 5

Welborn

Nicole

John Glenn

Grade 2

Arnold

David

Middle School

Special Svs.

Crane

Ben

Middle School

Science 6th Grade

Grechus

Jennifer

Middle School

LA/SS 6th Grade

Herbek

Ali

Middle School

Art

2015-16

Jackson

Melissa

Middle School

Math 6th Grade

Larison

Kristi

Middle School

LA 6th Grade

Porter

Jillian

Middle School

Science

Steeby

K'lea

Middle School

Counselor

Thorne

Blake

Middle School

LA 8th Grade

Warner

Victoria

Middle School

Math

Welter

Robert

Middle School

Science

Williams

Wyle

Middle School

PE

2015-16

Wood

Katie

Middle School

Special Svs.

Yost

Derek

Middle School

Comm. Arts

Acklin

Bonny

Minnie Cline

Art

Bush

Shannon

Minnie Cline

Grade 5

Dierenfeldt

Danielle

Minnie Cline

Special Svs.

Jackson

Samantha

Minnie Cline

Special Svs.

Lawrence

Melissa

Minnie Cline

Kindergarten

2015-16

Noland

Kate

Minnie Cline

Special Svs.

Owens

Danielle

Minnie Cline

Gifted

2015-16

Phillippe

Raychel

Minnie Cline

Kindergarten

Van Schoiack

Caitlin

Minnie Cline

Grade 3

Taylor

Holly

Minnie Cline

Grade 3

Valenti

Darbie

Minnie Cline

Grade 5

Waigand

Tabatha

Minnie Cline

Grade 1

Bruner

Sara

Minnie Cline/MS

Speech Path - PT

 

 

New Extra Duty Position:  The Board approved an Assistant High School Cross Country Coach, if there are over 15 participants.

 

Increase in a Certified Staff Position:  The Board approved an additional .5 FTE position for Vocal Music.

 

2015-2016 Middle School Handbook: The Board approved the handbook as presented. 

 

2015-2016 Early Childhood Center Handbook and the Alternative Classroom Handbook: The board approved posting (1st reading) of these handbooks as presented.

Copy Paper Bid:  The Board accepted the white copy paper bid from Clayton Paper and the colored copy paper bid from Paper 101. 

Revised Board Policy Adoption: The Board adopted the revised Board Policy ~ INC (Speaker at District Events) as presented. 

MoDot Sidewalk Grant: The Board approved the School District to help fund the City Sidewalk Project with a 10% match up to $12,200.

Renaissance Learning Overview: Principal Roxanne Rooney gave an overview of the Renaissance Learning Program used at the Elementary Schools and Middle School.

Director of Communications Job Description:  The Board asked for additional job options for this position.

Middle School Technology Usage Report: Assistant Principal Clint Howren and teacher Robert Welter gave an overview of technology usage at the Middle School. 

Elementary Summer School: Principal Troy Dunn gave an overview of the Summer School Program District-wide.  The Board approved adding summer school classes at Amazonia and Helena.