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Pike County gets clean audit report

In the auditor’s report at the Pike County Board of Education, the school system was given a clean bill of health.

“I’m pleased with the audit,” said Pike County Schools Superintendent Mark Bazzell at the Monday BOE meeting.

“Anytime you have an unqualified report that’s a good thing.”

In other actions the board:

-Approved bids for Pest Control (Meeks Termite and Pest Control), Bread (Sara Lee) and Milk (Barber’s Dairy).

-Approved a request to hold summer school at Pike County High School from June to July.

-Approved summer school at Goshen High School from June 7 through July 1.

-Approved Summer Enrichment Programs to be held at Banks and Goshen Elementary Schools for grades 1-5 from June 7, through July 2.

-Approved Seamless Summer Feeding Program at Pike County Elementary School from June 2, through July 2, and July 12-20.

-Approved recommendation from the Technology Coordinator to dispose of surplus technology items and approved request from Troy Pike Center for Technology to dispose of old items.

Approved 10 cadets to attend Summer Camp from the GHS JROTC Eagle Battalion from June 6-11.

-Approved the following employees to attend the Alabama Education Technology Conference in Birmingham from June 8-11. All expenses will be paid by Title II Professional Development Funds or EETT ARRA Title II-D Professional Development Funds. Stephanie Snyder, Daniel Reeves, Karen Berry, Major Lane, Kim Head, Mike Hall, Gentry Hassettt, Robin Brownson, Sonya Riley, Mark Head, Carol Macchia, Julie Simmons and Rhonda Flowers.

In personnel actions the board:

-Approved Mildred Davis to work 5 days this summer to assist with the Indian Education Program. Funding will come from the Indian Education Program.

-Approved catastrophic medical leave for Virginia Cheatham from April 19 through May 28.

-Accept resignation of Dawn Key effective May 28.

-Accept resignation of Dr. Al Griffin.

-Accept resignation of Nathan Fordham.

-Approved hiring of Rodney Jackson as Health teacher at PCHS.

-Approved hiring of Jon Cooper as Science teacher at PCHS.