BCS Board reviews District Report Card

BCS Board reviews District Report Card
Posted on 10/10/2023
Shanel Henry reviews the BCS District Report Card.

The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday night in the High School Distance Learning Center.

Executive Director of Instructional Services Shanel Henry presented the district’s state report card to the board, outlining strengths and areas in need of improvement.

BCS earned an overall score of 3.5 out of 5.

Gap closing and the graduation rate were two highlights.

Gap closing was the district’s best category. This measures a student’s own growth from one year to the next.

BCS scored a 5 in gap closing.

The weighted graduation rate was 95.8 percent.

You can see the BCS Report Card at https://reportcard.education.ohio.gov/district/043588

Several personnel items were approved by the board.

Candace Wagner and Karen Rader were hired as intervention specialists. Rader is a retire/rehire.

Rosalind Brown, Linda McQuinley, Joni Siler, Phil Forsythe, Alex Burton, Lilie Elliott, and Polly Rodenhausen were hired as substitutes. Brown, McQuinley, Siler, and Forsythe are substitute teachers on special assignment.

Kristy McKirahan was hired as a tutor for home/in-school instruction.

Alex Burton, Joanna Eaton, Cassidy Hicks, Tawnya Irick, Erica Morris, and Jordan Vermillion were hired as educational aides.

Hunter Siler was hired as a maintenance worker.

The following substitute workers were approved:

Thomas Christensen as a bus driver.

Sue Crawfis as a food service worker.

Holli Taylor as a school nurse.

The following supplemental coaching contracts were approved:

Henry Stolly - high school boys head basketball

Zach Showalter - assistant high school boys basketball (freshman, junior varsity, and varsity)

Sean Egler - junior varsity boys basketball

Drew Jackson - freshman boys basketball

Caleb Mitchell - 8th grade boys basketball

Mike Mosbarger - 7th grade boys basketball

Tom Rose - middle school boys basketball assistant

Jeremiah Vigansky - 7th grade girls head basketball

The board also approved two volunteer coaches:

Josh Jones - high school boys basketball

Meredith Richters - high school swim

Barb Triplett was hired as an athletic worker.

The board increased the trip rate for substitute bus drivers to $16.75/hour.

Finally, the board recognized the September and October Seniors of the Month with an achievement pin and a $15 gift card to Ron’s Pizza.

September - Ashton Carey and Jack Varner

October - Austin Hammond and Emily Taylor

The next board meeting will be November 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Center.

Photos: Shanel Henry reviews the BCS District Report Card Monday night.

The BCS Board meets in the Distance Learning Center.

Seniors of the Month, left to right: Emily Taylor, Jack Varner, Austin Hammond, and Ashton Carey

Shanel Henry reviews the BCS District Report Card.

Bellefontaine board meeting

Seniors of the Month
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