continued Snide also reported on the middle school’s recent trip to the zoo and a follow-on visit to Syracuse University. He pointed out that all the students had a fun learning experience and that Syracuse University extended the warmest hospitality to the students.
There has been a change to the yearbook company to be used this year. Principal Snide said the new company works better with the school’s computer system and is half the price of the original vendor while delivering similar quality.
Finally, Snide announced that the school should be able to field all four basketball teams this year, Girls Varsity, Boys Varsity, Girls Modified and Boys Modified.
The board considered 14 recommendations for approval. All received unanimous approval. Among these were:
•With regret the board approved the resignations of John Kelly (effective Dec. 14) and Janet Clawson (effective Jan. 1).
•Approval was given to Annual Professional Performance Review (teacher evaluations) for submission to the state.
•The board approved Robert Sklenarik as substitute bus driver; Liddy Johnson as full-time teacher aide; Jesse Brusso as part-time teacher aide; Andrew Snide as substitute teacher; Gina Mitchell as Girls Modified basketball coach (pending certification); Jim Pine as Newsletter editor; Jane Hinckley as Shared Student Council.
The next regular scheduled public meeting of the ILCSD Board of Education will be Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria.