Fayette school board 07.14.2010

Written by David Green.

Fayette’s board of education addressed several personnel issues at the regular monthly meeting July 12.

Sue Repp is leaving her position as food service supervisor, but she won’t be leaving the cafeteria. For the next school year Repp will join the staff as a cook and a replacement will be found for her administrative role.

The board rehired mathematics teacher Barbara Bruggeman, following her recent  retirement. She was offered a one-year contract based on a master’s degree pay scale.

Lisa Hintz was given a one-year contract at seven-eighths full-time equivalency to replace Pam Lash, who announced her retirement in May. Hintz will teach history and language, and might add some academic intervention work which she has done in the past.

Family leave was granted to first grade teacher Ruby Leininger from Aug. 23 to Oct. 1. Leo Wixom was approved as the volunteer weight room coordinator.

Board members approved a reduction in contractual days for principals Dan Feasel (from 225 to 220) and LuAnn Boyer (from 220 to 215). The reduced number of days will be taken at their discretion.

SERVICES—A memorandum of understanding with the Northwest Ohio Education Service Center was approved for the next school year for educational support and services.

DETENTION—A contract with the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Training and Rehabilitation Center for the next school year. If a student is housed there, the district would pay $38 a day.

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    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks
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    SCULPTORS—Morenci third grade students Emersyn Thompson (left) and Marissa Lawrence turn spaghetti sticks into mini sculptures Friday during a class visit to Stair District Library. All Morenci Elementary School classes recently visited the library to experience the creative construction toys purchased through the “Sculptamania!” project, funded by a Disney Curiosity Creates grant. The grant is administered by the Association for Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
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    LEONIE LEAHY was one of three local hair stylists who volunteered time Friday at the Morenci PTO Fun Night. Her customer, Aubrey Sandusky, looks up at her mother while her hair takes on a perfect match to her outfit. Leahy said she had a great time at the event—nothing but happy clients.
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    LEARNING THE ROPES—Kristy Castillo (left), co-owner of Mane Street Salon, works with Kendal Kuhn as Sierra Orner takes a phone call. The two Morenci Area High School juniors spent Friday at the salon as part of a job shadowing experience.
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    IN THE FIELD—2004 Morenci graduate Kayse Onweller works in a test plot of wheat in Texas. She’s part of Bayer CropScience’s North American wheat breeding program based in Nebraska, where she completed post-graduate work in plant breeding and genetics.
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    REFEREE Camden Miller raises the hand of Morenci Jr. Dawgs wrestler Ryder Ryan as his opponent leaves the mat in disappointment. Morenci’s youth wrestling program served as host for a tournament Saturday morning to raise money for the club. Additional photos are on the back page.
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    SHERWOOD STATE Bank opened its Fayette office at a grand opening Friday morning, drawing a large crowd to view the renovated building. Above, Burt Blue talks to teller Cindy Funk, while his wife, Jackie, looks around the new office. The Blues missed the opening and took a quick tour on Tuesday. Few traces remain of the former grocery store and theater, however, part of the original brick wall still shows in the hallway leading to the back of the building. The drive-through window should be ready for customers later in the month.
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    FROM THE LEFT, Landon Wilkins, Ryan White and Logan Blaker try out their artistic skills Saturday afternoon at the Morenci PTO’s first Date to Create event. More than 50 people showed up to create decorated planks of wood to hang from rope. The event served as a fund-raiser for miscellaneous PTO projects. Additional photos are on the back of this week’s Observer.

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