Members of the Wauseon Board of Education convened on February 25 to not only take care of housekeeping measures but also to recognize and commend the Wauseon High School Wrestling Team, Coach Ritter, and staff for their State Runner Up finish in the Team Duals Tournament. The Wauseon Wrestling program has continued to be strong with both the team as well as several individuals achieving several accomplishments.
In financial housekeeping matters, the board accepted donations of $25 from Wauseon Family Fest to the WHS Speech Team (chili vendor); $6,820.36 from Tomahawk Wrestling Club to the WHS Athletic Fund for the purchase of WHS and WMS singlets and workout gear; $77.98 from Target Take Charge of Education to the WPS Student Activity Fund; and $56.97 from Target Take Charge of Education to the WHS Student Activity Fund.
Modifications and supplemental modifications to the FY16 Appropriations and the FY16 Certificate of Resources were approved as presented. Various then and now certificates were also approved.
In personnel items, the board approved Harley Serres and Tony Schweinhagen as Student Pool Workers for the 2015-16 school year. Mile Colon, Shelley Grosjean, Casey Elson, Tracy Elson, Kayla Heising, Joy Hutchinson, Matt Hutchison, Kristin Kutz, Mike Marshall, Katie Miller, Brad Myers, Sara Rupp, Mark Schnitkey, Chris Thomas, and Tom Vernot were also approved as tournament workers for the OHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament.
The board entered into Executive Session for the discussion of the employment of personnel. No action was taken.
The next meeting of the Wauseon Board of Education will be held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Board of Education office.
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