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Cloverdale School Board Addresses Light Agenda For November Meeting

by Amanda York
Staff Writer


Cloverdale students of the month for November are, left to right: Bethany Stiers (CMS), Kristina Crumpacker (CHS) and Jaidyn Helton (CES). (Staff Photo) Cloverdale students of the month for November are, left to right: Bethany Stiers (CMS), Kristina Crumpacker (CHS) and Jaidyn Helton (CES). (Staff Photo) Members of the board, along with superintendent Greg Linton, convened November 10 for the monthly meeting of the Cloverdale Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees.

After the approval of routine matters, including meeting minutes and claims and financial reports, the board moved on to communications where students of the month were announced.

Elementary

Cloverdale Elementary fourth grader Jaidyn Helton was named student of the month for CES. She is the daughter of Anthony and Amber Helton. She enjoys reading and keeping busy with Girl Scouts.

Mrs. Ladd nominated Jaidyn by saying, “Jaidyn is a great student. She gets along well with her peers. I can always count on Jaidyn to help a classmate study math facts, spelling words, or practice reading. Jaidyn completes classwork neatly and in a timely fashion. She respects all staff and students at the school. Jaidyn is a wonderful and sweet child who any teacher would be lucky to have.”

Middle School

CMS eight grade student Bethany Stiers was announced as student of the month for the middle school. She is the daughter of Cheryl Trusty. A member of choir and winter guard, Bethany attends Soul Harvest Church where she participates in youth group. In the future, she would like to own and manage a horse academy to teach people how to ride, train and care for horses.

Mrs. Rady said, “Bethany is a wonderful young lady. She is full of kindness and desires to do her best. I look forward to great things for her in her future.”

High School

Kristina Crumpacker, daughter of Mark and Robyn Crumpacker, was named student of the month at Cloverdale High School. Kristina is a junior who lists her favorite subjects as art, physics and math. Her hobbies include reading, drawing and anime. Her future plans are to graduate from high school with academic honors and get into a great college.

Mrs. Nees said, “Kristina is such a sweet young lady. She is always prepared for class and comes in with a desire to learn. She is well organized, helpful and witty. It has been a privilege having Kristina in class and I look forward to seeing all of the amazing things Kristina is destined to accomplish.”

After honoring the students of the month, the board moved on to new business where a list of professional leave, field trip and facility use requests were approved as well as three cash transfers.

The last item of the evening addressed was personnel. The following were approved unanimously:

Employment

•Lori Halloran, CMS fifth grade teacher.

•Darry Dickman, CES special education teacher. •Sherry Flory, bus driver.

•Brad Prince, bus driver.

Maternity Leave

•Jessica Fidler, CMS fifth grade teacher.

Resignation

•Krysta Cooper, CES special education teacher.

Coaching/Volunteer

•Brian Siddons, CHS assistant wrestling coach.

•Chad Crissman, CHS volunteer boys’ basketball assistant coach.

•Chase Haltom, CHS volunteer boys’ basketball assistant coach.

•Jerry Neese, CHS volunteer boys’ basketball assistant coach.

•Jim Sharp, CHS volunteer boys’ basketball assistant coach.

•Dustin Cummings, CHS volunteer boys’ basketball assistant coach.

•Michael Nees, CHS volunteer assistant throwing coach.

•Juan Hummell, CHS volunteer assistant wrestling coach.

The next meeting of the Cloverdale School Board will be held Monday, December 8, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Arthur C. Johnson Administration Building, located on East Logan Street in Cloverdale.

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