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PCBOE holds May meeting

The Pike County Borad of Education met Monday to handle personnel action and other business for the month of May.

The board:

• Approved Financial Statement and Bank Reconcilements for the month of April 2019.

• Approved payment of payrolls for the month of April 2019 and account run dates of 4/25/2019 and 5/9/2019.

• Approved the Certified Teacher Signing Bonus Incentive.

• Approved request to offer a Driver’s Education Program during the summer.

• Approve request to hire a contract adjunct Physics Teacher for the 2019 Fall Term.

• Approved request of the local textbook committee to add to the textbook adoption list:  Earth Science:  Geology, the Environment, and the Universe by McGraw-Hill publishers.

• Awarded bid for Cell Phone Service to Verizon Wireless.

• Awarded bid for milk to Borden Dairy for the 2019-2020 school year.

• Awarded bid for Pest Control for Child Nutrition Program to Meeks Termite and Pest Control for the 2019-2020 school year.

• Awarded bid for slush machines at PCHS to Trident Beverage for the 2019-2020 school year.

• Approved travel request for students, faculty and staff per the attached spreadsheet.

• Approved or deny student transfer request per the attached spreadsheet.

In personnel action, the board:

• Approved Catastrophic leave for Caitlin Ramirez, GHS.  Anticipated maternity leave to start August 27, 2019.   

• Accepted resignation of Taylor Hayes, PE Teacher, PCES. Effective May 31, 2019.

• Accepted resignation of Sarah Driggers, 5th Grade Teacher, GES.  Effective May 31, 2019.

• Accepted resignation of Elizabeth Stone, Social Science Teacher, GHS.  Effective May 31, 2019.

• Accepted medical resignation of Amy Norris, 2nd Grade Teacher, Banks.  Effective May 31, 2019.

• Approved request to employ, Sarah Scroochi, SPED teacher, GHS.  Contingent on certification. 

• Approved request to employ, Cynthia Reeves, Business Academy Teacher, PCHS.

• Accepted request for Volunteer states for Kerry Coston, Football at GHS.

• Approved request for 30 extra work days to be distributed between David Godwin, Jodie Jefcoat, and Holly Horn to staff Summer School and prepare for the Virtual High School 2019-2020 school year.