By: Rebecca Miller
At the afternoon Wauseon School Board meeting held at 1:00 on April 9, 2021, the Board approved the minutes of the previous meeting, the bills and financial reports as presented, before hearing some academic reports.
Elementary Principal Mrs. Theresa Vietmeier and 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Hope Wood gave a detailed report about Leveled Literacy Intervention. The Middle School After School Program was presented by MS Principal Joe Friess, Mrs. Stacy Beaverson who is the 8th Grade Language Arts teacher and the After School Program Administrator, Mrs. Amy Kreiner MS Intervention Specialist and After School Prgram Administrator, plus 8th grade students Skyler William and Katie Smith.
The board accepted with gratitude the following donations: $617.00 from Hannah Dymarkowski for WES Food Pantry; $72.00 from Wauseon Rotary Club to Wauseon Speech Team; $250.85 from Wauseon Athletic Boosters to WHS for NWOAL Wrestling Plaques; 11 pallets of bottled water from JLST Interstate Trucking to WEVS; $120.00 from Harlen and Luann Goertzen to WES Food Pantry; Boxes of treats for WES Students from Knights of Columbus to WES Food Pantry.
The following personnel items were approved:
-Rachel Wixey and Associates Substitute List as presented
-Offered a one-year limited certificated contract to Brodie Nofziger as a WHS Social Studies Teacher at Step 2, Column 1 on the approved salary schedule for the 2021-2022 school year pending receipt of both a clean BCI/FBI background check. Failure to provide both a clean BCI/FBI background check will result in this offer being withdrawn
-Resignation of Mallorie Hannon as a WES Teacher Aide, effective with the end of the 2020-2021 school year
-Transfer of Sarah Leslie from a WHS Teacher Aide to a WES Teacher Aide, effective with the 2021-2022 school year
-Resignation of Hannah Miedema as a 2/5 Speech Language Pathologist, effective with the close of the contracted 2020-2021 school year
-Resignation of Jean LaFountain as a WHS Sweeper, effective June 1, 2021
-Offered a continuing contract to the following certificated employees: Kaitlin Szozda and Laura Vorwerk
-Offered a one-year limited certificated contract to the following certificated employees: Lydia Badenhop, Sabrina Bethel, Brittani Gerken, Garret Grime, McKalyn Roth, Derek Rupp, Daniel Snyder and Anna Vogelgesang
-Offered two-year limited certificated contracts to the following: Shayla Benecke, Bridget Benedict, Christina Bergman, Tina Blanchong, Jaz Bluhm, Samantha Burkholder, Sarah Burkholder, Christian Crew, Derek Eddings, Victoria Hanson, Allison Hilton, Stephanie King, Lauren Martinez, Abbie Mathews, Shawn Moore, Brittany Schroeder, Olivia Selgo, Casey Smith, Rebecca Stuckey and Brittany Webster
-Offered a continuing classified contract to the following: Cortney Badenhop, Barbara Diaz, April Jackson, Susan Morgan, Gwen Murry, Karen Rees, Laurie vonSeggern and Kayla Wyse
-Offered a one year limited classified contract to Dawn Kauffman
-Offered a two-year limited classified contract to the following: Shaina Baldwin, Mark Bontrager, Rhonda Borton, Shannon Burkholder, Lynne Clay, Michael Drenning, Heidi Klingensmith, Alizia Kuklica, Susana McLeod (bus), Susana McLeod, Laura Nafziger, Linda Piasecki, MacKenzie Robison, Trent Sauber, Bethann Simon, Barb Stuckey and Trudy Vasvery
-Offered one-year limited athlete supplemental contracts to the following as Coaches: Joe Allen Head Cross Country ( CC); Tammy Ankney JH CC; Cortney Badenhop Fall and Winter WHS Cheerleading; Tom Burkholder Aquatics Director; Chad Burt Head Boys Basketball (BB); Charles Carr Head Girls Bowling; Casey Elson Head Boys Soccer; Tracey Elson Varsity Assistant Boys Soccer; Maggie Leu Fall and Winter WMS Cheerleading; Terry Lind Varsity Assistant Football (FB); Michael Marshall Head Girls Golf; Kody Moden Head Girls Tennis and Head Boys Bowling; Shawn Moore Varsity FB; Mike Ritter Head Wrestling; Derek Rupp Varsity Assistant FB; Brandon Schroeder Head Girls Soccer; Tony Schuette Head Swimming; Dan Seiler Head Girls BB; Trent Thomas Varsity Assistant FB; Nick Tule 9th Grade FB; Tom Vernot Assistant CC; Mike Webster Varsity Assistant FB; and Todd Wyse 7th Grade FB
-Offered one year limited Non-Athletic supplemental contracts to the following: Tammy Ankney Jr. Class Advisor; Adam Baird WHS Spanish Club .5; Katie Black FFA; Jaz Bluhm Assistant Instrumental; Don Clark Instrumental Ensembles, Orchestra Director, and Stage Crew Manager/Advisor; Mike Colon WHS Art Club; Lindsay Gordon WES/WMS Art Club Advisor; Victoria Hanson Jr. Class Advisor; Kim Hinton WMS Quiz Bowl; Joy Hutchinson WMS Student Council and National JH Honor Society Advisor; Laura Leininger FCCLA; Katie Miller WHS Student Council .5; Dolores Muller Speech Team; Jason Robinson Mock Trial, Fall Play Director and Spring Musical Director; Jack Smolenski Marching Band Auxiliary; Ryan Soekarmoen Assistant Intrumental Specialist; Jenna Storrer Girls Christian Fellowship; Rebecca Stuckey WHS Student Council .5; Chris Thomas FFA; James Vaughn Vocal Ensembles and Spring Musical Assistant; Sheila Vernot District Mentor Coordinator; Laura Vorwerk National Honor Society; Terri Westfall WHS Quiz Bowl Advisor; and Tatiana Wright WHS Spanish Club .5
-Offered a one-year limited athletic contract to Allie Riegsecker as the WHS Fall/Winter Assistant Cheerleading Advisor for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 0 on the approved salary schedule pending receipt of both a Pupil Activity Permit and clean BCI/FBI background check. Failure to provide both a Pupil Activity Permit and clean BCI/FBI background check will result in this offer being withdrawn
-Jack Leatherman as an Athletic Department Student Worker for the 2020-2021 school year
-Specific NEOLA bylaw policies additions and revisions for a second reading
-Resolution expressing commitment to the Northwest Ohio Athletic League NWOAL (for at least the next four years so long as it exists)
-Resolution Selecting Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc. as architect and authorizing negotiation of an agreement for services (for work on the Roofing Project)
After the passage of all these items, the Board entered into Executive session for the consideration of the compensation of a school official, with no action taken. The meeting then adjourned.
The next BOE meeting is a Special Meeting and will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the BOE office.
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