Fayette school board 2011.09.14

Written by David Green.

The Fayette Local Board of Education attended to some start-of-the-year business during a short meeting Monday.

FFA trips to the Greenhand Camp at Camp Muskingum Sept. 25-27 and to the national convention in Indianapolis Oct. 19-22 were approved by the board.

The board authorized Geneen Wise to transport the Greenhand members to their camp.

Gloria Baker and Lynne Landolt were approved as substitute bus drivers, pending certification and a background check. Classroom volunteers were also approved, pending background checks.

Suzette Boesger was approved as the National Honor Society advisor and Sarah Altstaetter will serve as Quiz Bowl advisor.

The board approved an addition to the coaches handbook relating to coach-athlete relations.

CONTRACTS—Contracts were approved with Fulton County Health Center Sports Medicine Outreach to provide athletic training consultation and/or treatment services at a rate of $17.50 per hour.

A contract was also approved with Wood County Juvenile Detention Center and Juvenile Residential Center of Northwest Ohio in the amount of $60 per day at the JDC and $50 long-term care daily rate at the JRC. Fees would be paid only if needed during the school year.

A contract with TRECA was accepted to provide on-line educational programs and support for the district.

SOLAR—The board approved a request by superintendent Russ Griggs to continue a fact-finding effort with Energy Solutions Partners regarding a solar collector field on the school grounds.

  • Front.fireworks
    FIREWORKS erupt Saturday night over Morenci’s Wakefield Park during the waning hours of the Town and Country Festival. Additional festival photos are inside.
  • Pipeline Spread
    LINED UP—Lengths of pipe were put in place last week along the route of the Rover natural gas pipeline that will stretch from Defiance, Ohio, to Ontario, Canada. Topsoil was removed before the pipes were laid out. The 42-inch diameter pipeline is scheduled for completion in November.
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    ONE-TWO PUNCH—Morenci’s Griffin Grieder saved his best for last, running his fastest time ever in the 110-meter high hurdles at the state finals Saturday in Grand Rapids to finish first in the state in Div. IV. His brother Luke, a junior (right), claimed the state runner-up spot. Bulldog junior Bailee Dominique placed seventh in the 100-meter dash.
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    MORENCI senior class president Mikayla Price leads the way Sunday afternoon from the Church of the Nazarene to the United Methodist Church for the baccalaureate ceremony. Later in the day, 39 members of the senior class received diplomas in the high school gymnasium.
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    PROGRESS continues on the agriculture classroom addition at Fayette High School. The project will add 2,900 square feet of space and include an overhead door that would allow equipment to be driven inside. The building should be ready for the start of school in August. Work on ball fields and a running track is also underway.
  • Front.teacher Leading
    PRESCHOOL MUSIC—Fayette band director Jeffrey Dunford spends the last half hour of the day leading the full-day preschool class in musical activities. Additional photos are on page 7 of this week’s Observer.
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    MOVING EAST—Utility workers continue their slow progress east along U.S. 20 south of Morenci. New electrical poles are put in place before wiring is moved into place.
  • Face Paint
    FUN NIGHT FUN—Savanna Miles sits patiently while Abbie White works on a face paint design Friday during the Morenci PTO Fun Night. Gracie Snead watches the progress after having spent time in the chair. Abbie was one of several volunteer painters, each creating their own unique look. Additional photos are on the back page of this week’s Observer.

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