Board Briefs

Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

January 8, 2019


Communication from Visitors: Mike Parks, Sub custodian, visited with the Board about increased pay for the substitute custodians.   


New Hires:  Nathan Cox was hired as the new head custodian at SMS.  Welcome to the tribe!


Resignations: Marty Gray, HS Assistant Football coach; and Rachel Rigsby, Minnie Cline teacher; turned in resignations.  


Retirement: The Board accepted retirement letters from Michelle Silket, Dr. Tim Mattson, and Shannon Nold.


Substitute Teachers: Kristin Wilmes and Angela McCorkle have been approved to sub.   


Bus Contract: The Board approved a 3-year contract with Durham Bus Company beginning the 2019-2020 school year. 


Program Review: The Board reviewed the current At-Risk Programs.  Check the Board agenda for more information. 


Ad Hoc Committees:

The Student Safety & Security committee will meet on the 3rd Friday of the month at 8 AM.  (January 18, 2019)


All meetings will be held in the Central Office Meeting Room.  Committee meeting minutes are attached to the board agenda.    


Building Reports: Aimee Addington spoke to the Board about STEM and STEAM initiatives at Amazonia Elementary as well as partnership projects the students are participating in. 


The next meeting of the Savannah R-III Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 7:00 PM in the Central Office Meeting Room.  The January 14, 2019, Board Work Session will be held at 6:30 PM in the Media Center at Savannah Middle School.