Teutopolis School Board Acts on Host of Personnel Matters


Published on March 14 2018 7:55 pm
Last Updated on March 14 2018 7:55 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Teutopolis school board members acted on a host of personnel items at this week's meeting.

The Board approved summer help including Melinda Bloemer, Darlene Unkraut, Tess Borries, Josh Cottrill, Teri Heuerman, Cheryl McLeod and Dan Blankenship. The Board approved a six-day extended contract for Kyla Hall of the high school guidance department to complete end-of-year tasks, and approved a two-day extended contract for Diana Grinestaff of the high school guidance department to complete start-of-school tasks.

The Board hired Kent Probst and Jim Hakman as high school boys tennis JV co-coaches, Jordan Pals as 7th grade girls basketball coach, and Allison Vogt as an elementary teacher, approved Brittany Beals as a student teacher for next school year, and approved advertising for an early elementary teacher.

The Teutopolis board also renewed membership in the IHSA for next year; approved the summer library program on Tuesdays from 8:30 to 11:30am from May 29 thru July 10; approved Summer Book Club on Tuesdays from 8:30 to 11am from May 29 through July 17, third and fourth grades from 9 to 10am and fifth and sixth grades from 10 to 11am; and approved summer reading camp for qualifying students on Monday through Thursday for two weeks, July 23-26 and July 30-August 2 from 8:30 to 11:30am with staff starting at 8am.

Teutopolis board members approved next school year's holiday calendar for 12-month employees; approved the food purchasing co-op agreement with SEPCO; continued their discussion of the high school facility, considering from the community at the last meeting and the next steps after the survey results are tabulated; continued discussion of new district goals; and agreed to look further into an agreement to sell advertising on the high school scorer's table.

The Board also got reports on kindergarten registration numbers, activity of the Teutopolis Education Foundation, district textbooks and school safety procedures.