SALEM–The Salem faculty board has authorized a bid to start development of the district’s new school-based well being heart.

“Development will start as quickly as doable,” stated Superintendent Sean Kirkland.

The bid from YCO Development has a price of $159,832, and was authorized by an unanimous determination at Thursday’s particular assembly. The well being heart will probably be staffed by a nurse practitioner on web site who may prescribe medicines if warranted with approval by dad and mom, and will probably be open to all college students and employees within the district. Salem Excessive Faculty was chosen to be the positioning of the brand new clinic because it serves the biggest portion of the district’s college students, housing six grades of scholars.

“The purpose is to take away the barrier to well being care that some college students within the district face,” stated Kirkland.

The board additionally accepted with gratitude donations of $310 from Tony Colion and $300 from William and Deborah Winter to buy shirts for the members of the Salem Golf Crew.

In personnel issues the board authorized the resignations of transportation secretary Kelsey Popa, bus driver Dan Griffith and Southeast Faculty cafeteria assist Danielle Leamer. Additionally authorized was the non-athletic supplemental resignation of Lori Could class of 2023 advisor.

The board additionally authorized the hirings of transportation secretary Lisa Arter, bus driver Melissa Beck, bus driver Mark Schmidt, highschool secretary Lisa Devereaux and cashier Rhonda Bauman, and the creation of a brand new cafeteria place.

Different personnel issues embody the approval of an Ohio Affiliation of Public-Faculty Staff for Tiffany Knight, highschool cafeteria employee; the approval of a Salem Training Affiliation bid for Jennifer Woods, Reilly Elementary intervention specialist; and the approval of an athletic supplemental for school supervisor Matt Ziegler.

The Salem faculty board will maintain their subsequent assembly at 7 pm Aug. 15 within the Salem Excessive Faculty library.

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