The Vinton County Local Schools Board of Education dealt with many personnel matters when meeting Monday afternoon, March 13, at the District Office in McArthur.
The board hired Shadra Smith as a home tutor for the rest of the year. The contract is retroactive to February 2017. Also employed at the meeting were substitute bus drivers Kathy Pontious and Crystal Eisnaugle, Josiah Hauck as a junior high school track coach for the upcoming season on a supplemental contract, and Alex Dixon was approved as a volunteer varsity high school track coach.
The board also filled the following supplemental contract positons with the following individuals: General Arts Department Chair - John Timms; Social Studies Department Chair - Jeff Downs; Family Consumer Science Department Chair - Kelly Williams; Language Arts Department Chair, Yearbook Advisor and Sophomore Class Advisor - Candice Walton; Math Department Chair - Anthony Xenos; Science Department Chair and National Honor Society Council Advisor - Gerald Nelson; Special Education Department Chair - Aimee Jones; French Club Advisor and Student Council Advisor - Carly Begley; Spanish Club Advisor and National Honor Society Advisor - Gildy Smith; FCCLA Advisor, National Honor Society Advisor and Co-Winter Sports Site Manager - Amy Ward; and Newspaper Advisor, Senior Class Advisor, Fall Sports Site Manager and Co-Winter Sports Site Manager - Fonda Menikheim.
In other business, the board accepted the resignations of junior high boys' track coach Ryan Smith, and Co-Junior Class Advisors Amy Ward and Gildy Smith.