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Spencer-Owen School Board To Meet In Leah Watt Activity Room

Staff Report

The seven-member Spencer-Owen School Board will meet Thursday night, January 24, in the Leah Watt Activity Room at Spencer Elementary School.

Following a Board of Finance meeting at 7:00, which will include an election of officers and an Annual Report of Investments presentation by S-OCS Superintendent Greg Linton, the school board will begin addressing a rather light agenda, including requests to approve 12-week family medical leaves for bus aide April Wilcoxon and McCormick’s Creek Elementary School cook Cathy McCarty.

Regarding personnel, the board is expected to approve the retirement of Nancy Snapp, a fourth grade teacher at SES.

Employment requests set to come before the board include the following:

•Approve calling back Erica Lee as a fourth grade teacher at SES.

•Hiring Cheryl Newley as a five-hour per day cook at Owen Valley Middle School.

•Hiring Carolyn Rush as a corporation bus driver.

•Hiring Harold Cooley as a custodian at OVMS.

A request to approve adding a 12-hour per week instructional assistant at SES will also be considered.

Concerning field trips, the board will consider a request to approve an overnight field trip for Mr. Fred Walden and Mr. Tim Soliday’s elementary school students to McCormick’s Creek State Park and Green’s Bluff Nature Preserve, May 22-23.

Requests to approve year-end transfers will also be considered.

Thursday’s meeting will be held in the Leah Watt Activity Room at SES, located at 151 East Hillside Avenue. This meeting is open to the public.

An executive session, closed to the public, will get underway around 7:45 p.m. to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining.

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