The Montpelier Exempted Village Board of Education convened in regular session on the afternoon of July 14.
The Board approved another considerable list of donations, including:
•From: Montpelier Moose $250.00, Montpelier Rotary $400.00, Transportation Department $250.00, Moore Industries $100.00, and Fry Brothers Steel $200.00 to the Archery Club
•From: The memorial of Julie Blake $50.00 to the Media Center
•From: Montpelier Civic League $100.00 to the Spelling Bee
•From: Montpelier Civic League $300.00 to the Accelerated Reader program
•From: Montpelier Civic League $300.00 to JH Track
•From: Montpelier Civic League $150.00 to the Geography Bee
•From: Montpelier Athletic Boosters $650.00 to Boys Basketball
•From: CK Technologies $250.00, Montpelier Men’s Booster Club $500.00, and the Montpelier Athletic Boosters $600.00 to Girls Basketball
•From: Winzeler’s Stamping Company $2,000.00 to the John B. Dwyer Scholarship-Leung
•From: Montpelier Men Booster Club $500.00 to Cheerleading
•From: Church Women United Thrift Shop $1,000.00 to the Church Women United Scholarship
The Board moved to accept the resignation of Nicole Manahan, intervention specialist, effective July 7, 2015. The Board extended a contract to LeAnn Moser as a gifted services coordinator at $335 per diem, with 18 contract days and no benefits, including sick leave, for the 2015-2016 school year, and approved Jared Sargent as a volunteer junior high football coach for the 2015-2016 school year.
The Board approved the following supplemental contracts for mentors for the 2015-2016 school year for:
Tammie Mercer Chmielewski
The Board agreed to a continuing contract with Kent State University/Research and Sponsored Programs for speech and language service for the 2015-2016 school year, not to exceed $82,200.00, and also agreed to a contract with the Edon Northwest Local School District for consumer science teacher services for the 2015-2016 school year. The Board approved the continuation of bus routes from the previous years for the 2015-2016 school year, and approved the revised classified staff manual effective July 1, 2015.
In final actions, the Board moved to approve a waiver from the Ohio Department of Education requirements to implement a Career-Technical Expansion program for students in grades seven and eight, as well as the substitute teacher lists from the Northwest Ohio Education Service Center monthly for the 2015-2016 school year.
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