ATTICA - Seneca East Board of Education members wasted no time in recognizing and congratulating student athletes and performance at the state track meet at Monday night regular meeting.
Those recognized were:
Girls discus - Katie Depinet, fifth place; Ashton Daniel, 15th place.
Girls high jump - Jacquelynne Henney, fifth place.
Girls 3200 meter - Brittany Stockmaster, sixth place.
Boys shot put - T.J. Johnson, 11th place; Ben Hahler, 13th place.
Boys 400 meter - Jamie Schaffer, fifth place (new school record).
In other sports news, it was noted the Athletic Boosters had plans approved by the board to construct a new press box. The press box is to be donated to the board after completion.
In other business, the board approved the increase in lunch prices due to the Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Act.
Due to a requirement that regular price meals move closer to the reimbursement received for free meals, student prices are to increase by $.25 and adults by $.30.
Other agenda items approved include:
Updates to district policy manual as advised by NEOLA, an organization that helps school districts develop and update board bylaws and policies, administrative guidelines/procedures, forms and other items.
A bid of $24,836 from GB Asphalt to sealcoat parking lots and drives.
Construction of a stone parking lot at bus garage to include lights, electrical outlets and fencing.
Personnel changes, including the approval of supplemental contracts for the upcoming school year for Vicky Mahl, throwers coach; Kasi Turek, events manager; and Susan Stein and Joyce Clinger as co-assistant yearbook advisors. Nancy Obringer was contracted for one year as a special education teacher. The job title of Jay Hoy was amended from sweeper/cleaner to assistant custodian, and Staci Ringle was approved as a summer worker for 2011.
Extended time contracts at per diem rates for the 2011-12 school year included Susan Stein, 15 days; Joyce Clinger, 5 days; Bryan Crapo, 50 days; Holly Schoeppner, 5 days; Kimberly Thompson, 20 days; Dana Willman, 40 days; and Melody Margraf, 15 days.
A resolution in support of the Seneca East Public Library district's request of a .75 mill levy for expenses for a five-year period to be put on the November ballot. The board emphasized it is the public library and not school district that is seeking new funds.
The board is to meet next at 7 pm July 26 at the Board of Education office.