POINT PLEASANT — New elementary school volunteers, substitute teachers, and employee resignations were all under discussion at the recent Mason County School Board meeting.
Board president Randy Searls called the meeting to order. Also present were superintendent Suzanne Dickens, Vice-president Greg Fowler, and board members Thomas Nunnery, Paul Sayre and Dale Shobe.
The board approved volunteers for Beale Elementary, New Haven Elementary, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, and Point Pleasant Primary, for the 2013-2014 school year. Beale Elementary volunteers: Sandy Buttrick; Vicki Caudill; Kathorine Mayes; Rodney Mayes; Sara Roach. New Haven volunteers: Dana Barnitz; Michaela Davis; Mark Hickel; Sheila Roush; Allyson Sayre; Clyde Weaver; Elnora Weaver. Point Pleasant Junior High School volunteers: Matilda Harvey; Donald Miller. Point Pleasant High School volunteers: Sandi Calamari; Amy Cicoff; Carla Cossin; Brian Gay; Kara Hesson; Paige Jones; Mary Kincaid; Brett Mahone; Jessica Mahone; Kristen Martin; Amber Oliver; Brittany Rice; Misty Rollins; Penni Rollins; Penni Rollins; Tracy Roush; Cassie Stamper; Heidi Wood; Rodger Wood; Jewell Wray; Edden Young.
The board also approved resignation of the following individuals: Marcus Rice, physical education teacher at Beale Elementary, effective December 31, 2013, due to retirement; Jaime Sang, substitute teacher, effective November 9, 2013; Kevin Green, substitute teacher, effective November 18, 2013; Craig Collins, substitute bus operator, effective November 14, 2013; Rockford Stewart, head junior high girls’ basketball coach, Wahama High School, effective November 13, 2013.
The board also approved family medical leave for Deloris Shepard, aide at New Haven Elementary, for a maximum of 12 weeks unpaid leave. The board approved employment for Patrick Leggett, seventh-grade girls’ basketball coach at Point Pleasant High School, effective November 14, 2013. County will be the funding source. The board also approved the placement of Christopher Ellcessor and James Stewart as athletic assistants — pending WVSSAC Certification — at Point Pleasant High School, for the 2013-2014 school year. This is an unpaid position.
The next regular business meeting will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Mason County Career Center. A special policy/regular business meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Mason County Career Center.