Board Briefs

Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

June 12, 2018


New Hires: The Board employed Catina Dreyer, MS Assistant Principal; Mary McFarland, Speech & Language Pathologist; Anita Yost, 8th grade ELA; Justin Kline, HS/MS Band Director; Alexandria Iles, HS Vocal Music; Sara Schussler, ECSE Secretary; and Sarah Portenier, HS Principal.  Welcome to the tribe! 

Transfers:  None

Resignations: The Board accepted resignations from Alayna Mazzeffe, Assistant Debate Sponsor; Cramista Volz, Assistant Forensics Sponsor; and Daniel Barnes, HS Social Studies effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. 

Retirement: None.

Substitute Teachers: None

Extra Duty: The Board approved Garet Jackson, Assistant Boys Basketball Coach; Justin Kline, Marching Band; Alexandria Iles, Vocal Director & Musical Production Vocal Instructor; Brant Melvin, Head Boys Golf; Skyler Moran, Assistant Wrestling Coach; Jake Phillips, Assistant Track MS; Jessica Bolger, Cheer Sponsor Basketball MS; Erika Atterbury, 9th Grade Sponsor; Samantha Olsson, 9th Grade Sponsor; Anthony Barbrie, 9th Grade Sponsor; and John Clevenger, Assistant Baseball HS. 

Career Ladder: The Board approved the presented list of participants for the 2018-19 school year.  See the agenda for the full list. 

Summer Weights:  The Board hired Erich Bodenhausen, Caleb Wiley, Jon Sullivan, Logan Burgess, Daniel Protenier, Randy Schrader, Aaron Cooper, Terry Hopkins, and Wyle Williams.

Budget:  The Board approved the final 2017-2018 budget as well as the proposed 2018-2019 budget. 

2018-19 Salary: The Board approved a $600 raise to the base for Certified Staff and a 3% raise for Non-Certified Staff and Administration.  In addition, the Board will absorb the rising cost of health insurance to keep employee costs at $10 a month. 

Start Times: The Board will take the decision to a committee.  No decision will be made before the 2018-2019 school year. 

Athletic Trainer: The Board approved the presented athletic trainer RFP.  See agenda for details. 

High School Gym Floor:  The Board approved entering into an agreement with Hillyard Cleaning to strip and refinish the gym floor.  SHS will be used as a model school to showcase the products that Hillyard offers and the District will receive a discounted rate in return.         

The next Savannah R-III Regular School Board meeting will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2018, starting at 7:00 PM at the Savannah R-III Central Office Meeting Room. The next Board Work session/ Tour of facilities will be held Monday, June 18, 2018, starting at 1:00 PM in the Central Office Meeting Room.