By Michael Wetzel
For the Enquirer
Morgan County Universities college students will have additional soon after-university and summer time packages offered the subsequent 3 several years, thanks to federal funding developed to help methods recuperate from pandemic-associated disruptions.
Superintendent Robert Elliott Jr. mentioned following a board assembly this earlier 7 days that the Morgan university district’s believed $11 million Elementary and Secondary Faculty Unexpected emergency Aid III money will mainly go towards pupil discovering and safety.
“We’ll be ready to supply busing and lunches for our summer months courses and busing for our just after-faculty applications,” he mentioned. The soon after-faculty applications operate till 4:30 p.m., he claimed. “They will be of no charge to the moms and dads and learners.”
He claimed the summer season system had 588 kindergarten by fifth-quality college students, 55 in grades six via eight and 132 in grades nine by 12 this yr.
“We’ll exhibit a lot of enhancement (in students’ instruction) with individuals numbers,” reported District 7 board member John Holley. “We will need to thank the instructors who labored this summer season.”
In other action at the conference, the board approved the lower bid of $184,150 from Pettus Plumbing and Piping for the servicing and transportation developing. Board chairman Jimmy Dobbs explained the revenue is coming from the general fund.
In an update on drinking water fountains, Dobbs claimed they’ll be in use this faculty 12 months if pupils wish to use them. The university program also has set up drinking water bottle fillers to lessen the probability of spreading germs.
In staff transactions, the board accepted:
- Promotions: Brian Paul Ellis, from counselor at Danville Large to assistant principal at Falkville Superior.
- Transfers: Heather Mahan, from fourth- and fifth-quality science/social scientific studies instructor to counselor at Union Hill Brett Mooneyham, from fifth-grade instructor at Eva to Brewer drivers’ education instructor Desireé Fowler Sofa, from countywide particular training instructor to West Morgan Center exclusive education teacher Jillian Faulkner, from counselor at Brewer Significant to Careers for America’s Graduates trainer at Morgan County technology park and Elizabeth Ann Cossentine, from countywide ESL instructor to ESL trainer at West Morgan Substantial.
- Employment: April M. Burgess, Falkville Elementary counselor Elena Korey Andreotti, Lacey’s Spring English/language arts instructor Jennifer Lynn Lane, kindergarten as a result of fourth-grade instructor at Union Hill Mallory Jones, head softball coach at Falkville High Jenny Elaine Williams, countywide speech language pathologist Tiffanie Danielle Shaddix, science trainer at Eva Matthew Carlton Possibility, social science trainer at Brewer Lauren April Martin, eighth-quality science trainer at Danville Center Melanie McCutcheon Warner, pre-K trainer at Danville-Neel Elementary Kayla Gracie Maze, agriscience education instructor at Priceville Junior Significant Wanda Shipp, artwork teacher at Union Hill Emily Manush Elliott, elementary instructor at Lacey’s Spring and Carol Bennich, intervention instructor at Eva.
- Resignations: Tim Sharp, mechanical tech teacher at the technology park Yulanda Hampton, 50 %-time assistant principal, 50 %-time trainer at Priceville Elementary Kathyrn Alanna Twilley, library media professional at Eva and Bree Drake, trainer at Danville-Neel Elementary.
The college board identified as a meeting for 4:30 p.m. July 29. No perform session is prepared.
The faculty board’s up coming common conference was transformed from Aug. 12 to Aug. 10, with a do the job session at 5:30 p.m. adopted by the meeting at 6 p.m.