Meeting: Southwest Dubois Schools

The Southwest Dubois School Board met Thursday and:

• Approved out-of-state and overnight field trip requests through November 2021.

• Accepted the resignations of: Heather Schmitz, Holland Elementary grade 5 teacher; Barbara Meyer, Southridge Middle School food service; Jenny Nelson, Holland Elementary custodian; Janice Buening, Southridge High School food service; Yesica Morales, Huntingburg Elementary School assistant and Kasey Mullins, SMS concession stand manager.

• Accepted the termination of Amy Chastain, SHS girls soccer assistant coach.

• Accepted the transfers/re-assignments of: Aundrea Beck, Holland Elementary special needs teacher to grade 5 ELA teacher; Emma Hurst, Holland Elementary pre-K to special needs, and Scott Buening, weight training assistant coach to assistant co-coach.

• Accepted the hiring of: Brett Bardwell, part-time Holland Elementary physical education teacher; Megan Anselment, Huntingburg Elementary kindergarten teacher; Rachel Breittweiser, Holland Elementary pre-K special needs teacher; Baden Pund, SMS computer applications teacher; Nicholas Herron, SHS science teacher; Coriann Arts, SHS college and career coach; Nathan Beyke, corporation technology director; Teresa Kendall, Holland Elementary special needs assistant; Charles Jones, SHS ESL assistant; Doug Klem, SHS special needs assistant; Matt Julian, corporation bus driver; Daniel Flores, corporation bus driver; Stacey Humbert corporation bus driver and Kyle Swafford, weight training assistant co-coach.

• Approved the following volunteers: Michelle Butler, Melissa Dubon, Jeffrey McKnight, Keith Meece, Noah Meece, Elisha Painter, Mikayla Sander, Rachelle Sherer, Barbara Wright, Craig Taylor and Briana Stassel, all for SHS band; Evan Michel and James Hopf for SHS football; Olivia Songer for SHS girls basketball; Evan Julian and Jerri Kramer for SHS volleyball; and Kelly Kieffner for SHS tennis.

• Approved the fall 2021 school reopening plan.

• Approved a joint services and supply fund agreement for exceptional children’s co-op.

• Approved a SHS weighted grades proposal.

• Approved a budget timeline and authorization to advertise the budget.

• Approved insurance policy renewal with German American Insurance.

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