?Wage increase for superintendent and principals of West Washington Schools PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 30 July 2008 00:00
?    At the recent West Washington School Corporation board meeting held on July 21, Superintendent Jackson recommended a two percent increase for 2007-08 and 2008-09 for both principals and himself.
    Patty Zink, member moved to approve the increase and it was seconded by William Vancleave, the motion passed 5-1 with James Brown opposing.
    Principal Rosenbaum’s contract will be $67,626.00; Mr. Stroud ‘s contract will be $80,745.45 and Superintendent Jackson’s will be $98,778.70.
    An hourly increase was recommended by Superintendent Jackson and approved by the board of $1.45 for the Corporate Secretary due to her additional responsibilities, and increase $.61 for In School Suspension and $.25 for Adam Brown
    The following people were hired: Vicki Nice as Jr./Sr. Remediation Aide; Rhonda Young as an additional cook; Amber Morrow as Elementary cheer coach and assign Ron Smith the title of Administrative Assistant in addition to his Athletic Director position.
    John Gunselman with German American Insurance Agency presented a proposal for property insurance to the board. The board approved the proposal for a three year contract.
    The board accepted resignations rom Lindsey Aker, Title 1 aide and Darin Farris, Elementary teacher.
    Maternity leave was approved for Trisha Guthrie from August 12 through October 3, 2008 and a letter of retirement was approved for Billy Humphrey.
    The board also approved that once money is deposited into a child’s lunch account it cannot be deducted by the cashier for cash advanced to the student. All deductions must be for purchasing food in the cafeteria.
    A field trip from Gina Rosenbaum was approved to go to San Juan, Puerto Rico during Spring Break 2009.
    The following coaching positions were approved:
     Varsity girls basketball assistant #1 will be Brian Rosenbaum; Assistant #2 Evan Potter; Varsity Track, boys coach, Duane Nice; Girls coach Chad Johnson, Cross Country, Chad Johnson; Varsity Softball, Bob Potter; Varsity boys basketball, Assistant #1, Dave Huffman; Assistant #2 James Hughes; eighth grade, Kyle Stewart; seventh grade, Adam Brown; Elementary Tom Rosenbaum; Varsity football, Assistant #1 Mark Gibson; Assistant #2, Duane Nance Assistant #3, Keith Nance, Assistant #4 Tom Wischmeier, eighth grade, Adam Brown; seventh
grade, Brentt Zelivetz and Landon Roberts; Varsity Volleyball, Assistant #1, Ashley Sullivan, eighth grade, DaNae Brown; seventh grade, Christina Worley and Elementary, Jennifer Stahl.
    Superintendent Jackson reported that field trips will be limited to one per grade this year and West Washington has received a WHAS grant of $26,599 for the playground.
    Jim Brown, member moved to table the discussion on the smoking policy for further research.
Superintendent Jackson was given permission to advertise the 2009 budget. And to proceed with a petition for an excess levy to increase the taxing unit’s maximum levy.
    The next scheduled board meeting will be August 18, 2008.
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