Minutes of Ridgemont Special Board Meeting Released

Written by on August 6, 2021

The Ridgemont Board of Education held a Special Meeting Thursday evening to finalize some business before the start of the school year.

The highlights are as follows:

If you have not done so, go into Final Forms and register or update your child’s accounts/forms so we can get our schedules and classroom lists finalized. We will be sending out more information to parents in the next couple of weeks, so please make sure that your phone numbers and email addresses are up to date.

The Welcome Center is now open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm if you have any questions or concerns.

We look forward to seeing our students on the first day of school, August 18, 2021.

August 5, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Highlights

The Board accepted a resignation from Krista Shirk, Title I and Elementary Technology Teacher at the end of the 2020-2021 school year contract.

Mrs. Amanda Atole was hired as an Intervention Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year and she is from the Kenton area. Mrs. Atole has degrees from Grand Canyon University and Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Ms. Cassie Thomas was hired as the Band and Choir Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Ms. Thomas comes from the Rawson area and earned her teaching degree from Ohio Northern University. Ms. Thomas is busy getting the marching band ready for their upcoming performances.

Mr. Robert Ball was hired as Transportation Supervisor on a one year contract from August 1, 2021 and ending July 31, 2022. Mr. Ball has been a bus driver for 6 years and is a certified On Board Instructor. Mr. Ball is looking forward to learning the bus routes and meeting the students in the Ridgemont District.

Supplemental contracts for the 2021-2022 school year were approved for Brandi Sibold as 7th Grade Volleyball Coach and Brittany Rudasill as 8th Grade Volleyball Coach. Joe Young and Roman Williams were approved for Football Volunteer Assistant Coaches for the 2021-2022 school year. Cassie Thomas was also approved for a 10 days Summer Music Program supplemental contract.

An MOU was approved with REA for a change in the supplemental position of Freshman Volleyball Coach.
The 2021-2022 Certified and Classified Staff Handbooks were approved.

The August Regular Board meeting will be held on August 26 at 5:00 pm in the Math Room (#304).

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