Meeting: Southeast Dubois Schools

The Southeast Dubois School Board met Wednesday and:

• Set the calendar for creating and approving a school district budget for next year. Board members will work on the budget proposal on Aug. 4 and send the proposed plan to Gateway, which posts the information online at, and on the district’s website,, by Aug. 18. A public hearing on the proposed 2022 budget, capital projects plan and bus replacement plan will be held on Sept. 1 and the board will consider adopting the budget at its Oct. 6 meeting. Once approved, the documents will be sent to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance for review.

• Accepted the retirements of Linda Boeckman as cafeteria manager, Mark Oser as corporation maintenance and John Schipp as building maintenance.

• Accepted the following resignations: Mike Cronin as freshman basketball coach, Molly Cummings as Forest Park Junior-Senior High School Spell Bowl coach, Kathy Schnieders as Forest Park cafeteria cashier and Jared Schroering as building maintenance.

• Accepted Ronnie Drew’s resignation as CTE teacher and hired him as the corporation maintenance supervisor.

• Accepted Lisa Fletcher’s resignation as guidance secretary and hired her as the school nutrition program director.

• Accepted Laurel Gehlhausen’s resignation as custodian and hired her as a cook at Cedar Crest Intermediate School.

• Hired Jennifer Blackgrove and Nadina Paulin as summer school teachers at Ferdinand Elementary School, Cheryl Englert as an instructional assistant at Cedar Crest, Kerri Dilger as a counselor and Angie Evitts as fifth grade cheer coach.

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