Meeting: Southwest Dubois Schools

The Southwest Dubois school board met Thursday and:

• Approved a field trip request for the Southridge High School FFA to the Forestry and Entomology Career Development event at Purdue University Dec. 10.

• Approved the resignations of Rachel Blessinger, Huntingburg Elementary teacher; Tiffany Neuhoff, Southridge Middle School teacher; April Jones, Huntingburg Elementary assistant; Riley Schwoeppe, Southridge Middle School football coach; Kendra Bielawa, Southridge High School boys soccer assistant coach; Jyl Blessinger, Southridge High School cross country assistant co-coach and Madison Mundy, Southridge High School cross country assistant co-coach.

• Approved the reassignment of Donna Weisman from Huntingburg Elementary computer science to preschool instructor.

• Approved the hiring of Alison Neal, Southridge Middle School special needs teacher; Baden Pund, Southridge Middle School part-time computer applications and specialized assistant; Andy Hoffman, technology specialist; Christina Cook, Southridge Middle School special needs assistant; Cassie Holmes, Southridge Middle School special needs assistant; Becky Bauer, food service; Johana Bernardo, Huntingburg Elementary spanish specials; Kristie Birchler, Huntingburg Elementary preschool assistant; Courtney Messmer, Southridge High School food service; Sherry Kamman, Holland Elementary maintenance; Ellen Bough, Huntingburg Elementary maintenance; Kyle Swafford, Southridge Middle School athletics coordinator and concession manager; Matt Stegall, Southridge Middle School football coach; Chris Conley-Davis, Southridge Middle School cross country coach; Peyton Ahlbrand, Southridge High School girls soccer assistant coach; Jesse Hasenour, Southridge High School boys soccer assistant coach; Tatiana Delgado, Southridge High School freshman volleyball coach; Riley Schwoeppe, Southridge High School football volunteer; Jim Mehling, long-term substitute; and Keith Birchler, Kathryn Smith, Angela Speed and Kenneth Speed, all marching band volunteers.

• Approved a bond for the position of the Southridge High School athletic secretary.

• Approved a Riverside Technologies Inc. managed services agreement.

• Approved food service bids with CRS OneSource and Wabash Food Service.

• Approved the new date for the board’s October meeting, which will now be Oct. 14.

• Approved a teacher appreciation grant policy.

• Approved a Tri-County YMCA swim club agreement.

• Approved early graduation requests for the 2022 graduating cohort.

• Awarded a bid for construction of the new corporation office building to Streicher Construction Company Inc. for $1,499,571.

• Awarded a bid for construction of the new Raider Athletic Complex to Streicher Construction Company Inc. for $2,155,784.

• Awarded a bid for the soccer field, road access and sewer improvement projects to Lutrig Bros. Inc. for $1,041,369.

• Approved a resolution authorizing the sale of real estate to Southwest Dubois County Multi-School Building Corporation for appraised value.




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