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.

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    NADIYA YORK and Aniston Valentine take a spin on the Casino, one of the rides offered at Wakefield Park during Morenci’s Town and Country Festival. This year’s festival remained dry but with plenty of heat during the three-day run. Additional photographs are inside this week’s Observer.
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    Angela Davis (2) and teammate Allison VanBrandt break into a jig after Morenci's softball team won its third consecutive regional title.
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    ART PARK—A design created by Poggemeyer Design Group shows a “pocket art park” in the green space south of the State Line Observer building. The proposal includes a 12-foot sculpture based on a design created by Morenci sixth grade student Klara Wesley through a school and library collaboration. A wooden band shell is located at the back of the lot. The Observer wall would be covered with a synthetic stucco material. City council members are considering ways to fund the estimated $125,000 project and perhaps tackling construction one step at a time.
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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
  • Funcolor
    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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    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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