Board Briefs

Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

February 13, 2018



Recognition: The Board recognized Stephanie Merrit for being voted Northwest Missouri Region Assistant Principal of the year by the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals.


Presentation: Kindergarten and Frist Grade students from Helena Elementary demonstrated how they use Really Great Reading in their classrooms and even challenged Board members to work alongside them.  


New Hires: The Board employed Lauren Weigart and Tammy Fanning for SACC.  We also welcome Katie Walter, Middle School Counselor for the 2018-2019 School year. 


Extra Duty: Samantha Olsson was hired as the Assistant Girls Soccer Coach. 


Resignations: The Board accepted resignations from Samantha Kelly and Douglas Nigh effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.


Retirement: None  


Substitute Teachers: The Board employed Lana Lucas, Vickie Raymond, and Skylar Sawyer as subs for the district. 


Calendar: The Board approved the 2018-2019 calendar.  See our website for a copy. 


VoiP: Voice Over Ip Phones (VOIP) through Verizon approved.

Maintenance Director Position: The Board voted to raise Maintenance Director’s pay by $5.00 an hour to compensate for the additional role taken on as Director of Custodians.

Community Meetings: The final Community meeting will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018, at John Glenn Elementary. 



The next Savannah R-III Regular School Board meeting will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2018, starting at 7:00 PM at the Savannah R-III Central Office Meeting Room. The next Board Work session will be held Monday, February 26, 2018, starting at 6:30 PM at the Central Office Meeting Room.