The Pettisville Board of Education held their meeting on Monday, December 12th.
The meeting began at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance before moving on to the approval of the consent agenda. Within the consent agenda were the following items.
Minutes from the November 2022 meeting, financial reports and list of bills for payment.
Also included was approval for student competition in indoor track and field, personnel recommendations and the setting of two upcoming meetings.
The organizational meeting was set for January 9th, 2023, at 7:00p.m. The regular meeting will follow directly after the organizational meeting.
The President Pro Tem was then selected as Brent Hoylman with the designate being Josh Clark.
Pam Skates was then selected as a trustee to the Pettisville Schools Foundation.
The board report followed next with Skates speaking about John Poulson’s legacy and what he meant to the school, community, and region.
Reports were then given with Elementary Principal Jason Waldvogel going first.
Mr. Waldvogel complimented Mary Sauder for organizing the first Bird Perch since COVID.
He commended Duane Beck and Nate Kester on a fantastic elementary concert, as well.
In addition, Mr. Waldvogel spoke on the gingerbread man who got lost again! He praised Mrs. Aeschliman and Mrs. Hoffmire for their efforts, and for the fun they bring to the school.
Junior High/High School Principal Adam Wagner then gave his report. Mr. Wagner spoke on the Quiz Team’s successes, and how their season is going.
He brought up state retesting, and stated he was excited for the junior high concert being held the night of the board meeting, and the high school concert being held next week.
Lastly, Superintendent Josh Clark gave his report. Mr. Clark recognized John Poulson’s legacy at Pettisville and beyond and also emphasized that Mr. Poulson is truly one-of-a-kind.
He spoke about Mr. Poulson’s legacy, and about how he jokingly refused to accept Mr. Poulson’s resignation letter.
He also spoke about the process moving forward in looking for a teacher to replace Mr. Poulson next year.
Mr. Clark also stated that individuals will be climbing the turbine on 12/14 to assess why it continues to stop.
The board then moved to approve Brady Hoylman as an instructional aide before entering into executive session.
Following the boards return, the meeting was adjourned.