SH board agenda included personnel, fundraiser items
Numerous personnel items were approved by the South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees during its meeting Feb. 1 at Corydon Elementary School. The meeting also included a tour of the building.
Items approved, by building, were:
Corporation — Jared Ketterman as lead systems technician via a memorandum of employment during a student teaching assignment; Sharon Grimes and Katie Broom, health services teachers, with teacher appreciation stipends in accordance to their respective evaluation ratings for their performance during the 2020-21 school year; Joshua Pare as the Wyandotte House and Corydon-Ramsey House tutor; and resignations of Russell Richards as a bus driver and Betty Judd as a bus aide.
Corydon Central High School — resignation for retirement purposes of Sue Wiseman as instructional assistant in the media center at the end of the 2021-22 school year; resignation of Cheyenne Wallace as instructional assistant; and, for the 2021-22 school year, employment of Robert Ort as baseball head coach summer/youth/offseason, Jonathan Vest Jr. as baseball second assistant coach, Quentin Combs, Brittney Denny and Hannah Meador, all as one-third track and field assistant boys’ coach and one-third track and field assistant girls’ coach.
Corydon Central Junior High — resignations of Brittney Denny as boys’ track and field coach and Joshua Conrad as junior high girls’ tennis coach, and employment of Kegan Livers as boys’ track and field assistant coach.
Corydon Intermediate School — employment of Sarah Sutton as a temporary teacher.
Corydon Elementary School — transfer to assistant principal position and vacated teacher position at CCJHS, effective with the 2022-23 school year, of Tabitha Seacat, and employment of Sally Baxter as MTSS coordinator and Melissa Allred as kitchen helper.
New Middletown Elementary School — employment of Kaitlyn Green, Kristen Alcorn, Montana Sturdy, Shawna Yeager, Angela Bowles, Rachel Timberlake and Shannon Burke as extended day teachers.
South Central Elementary School — employment of Casey Hogan as extended day teacher and resignation of Amber Goodhue as instructional assistant.
South Central Junior-Senior High School — employment of Shelby Foley as a teacher, Mary Faith and Josie Jones as volunteer girls’ assistant tennis coaches, Paul Brown, Andrew Razor Jr. and Jason Terry as volunteer junior high club baseball coaches and Bruce Hess, Christopher Dylan Patterson and Jordan Renn as volunteer junior high club softball coaches and the resignation of Mary Lynne Thomas as one-half activity supervisor.
Several field trips were also approved. They were for Corydon Central FFA for student training Feb. 16 at Vincennes University and for agricultural advocacy day Feb. 23 in Indianapolis; Corydon Central band to North Central High School in Indianapolis on Feb. 26 and to Whiteland High School on March 5; Corydon Central Health Occupations Students of America to Indiana State Leadership Conference in Indianapolis April 21 to 23; HWES fourth-grade students to Historic Vincennes on May 4; and SCJSHS FFA for livestock judging in Hope on April 30.
Fundraising activities were approved: CCHS Health Occupation Students of America’s Valentine’s Day grams for support programs on Feb. 7; CCHS track and field team’s Track Attack pledge drive for equipment on Feb. 10; CCHS softball team’s chicken barbecue dinner for team apparel and equipment tentatively planned for March 12; CCJHS Panther Reader’s bingo for rewards for students on Feb. 28; SCJSHC softball team’s banner sales for equipment on Feb. 19; SCJSHS tennis team’s Little Caesars pizza kits for uniforms and equipment on March 1; and SCJSHS FFA’s hanging basket sales for contest/transportation in May.
Two Corydon Central High School students —Hailey Bennett and Sam Hardin — were recognized, Bennett for her acceptance in the IBA All-State Honor Band and Hardin as an IBA All-State Honor Band alternate.
Upcoming events of note include Kindergarten Round-Up at New Middletown Elementary on Friday, April 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. and by appointment, at Heth-Washington Elementary on Tuesday, April 12, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and by appointment, at South Central Elementary on Thursday, April 14, from 2 to 6 p.m. and by appointment and at Corydon Elementary on Tuesday, April 19, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Friday, April 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The board met last night (Tuesday) at New Middletown Elementary School. Its next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 5, at Heth-Washington Elementary School; a presentation, which is open to the public, will begin at 6:40 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7.