Director of Schools Mark Willoughby submitted his report on personnel to the Board of Education Thursday night.
Those employed since the last meeting are Beverly Starnes, full time cafeteria worker and Richard Bullard, full time custodian at DCHS.
Jennifer Agee, special education assistant has resigned
Those granted a leave of absence as requested include Karen Knowles, Smithville Elementary School teacher, and Pamela Fults, DCHS Chorus teacher.
In other business, the school board voted to accept bids on buses to be taken out of service including a 1986 84 passenger bus, two 1991 72 passenger buses, two 1991 78 passenger buses, a 1991 66 passenger bus, and a 1978 Ford Panel van. Bids will be opened and the vehicles sold at the January meeting.
Jeannie Watson and Shan Burklow requested permission from the board to produce a school calendar which would include photographs of children and dates of school functions. The calendar would serve as a fundraiser for the non-profit Operation Head To Toe, which provides clothes for needy children in this county during Christmas time. Some ninety children have been served this year.
The board decided to defer action until receiving input from the school principals next month.
Supervisor of Instruction Carol Hendrix gave a report on the School Report Card released last month by the Tennessee Department of Education.