BCS Band Director retires; monthly board recap

BCS Band Director retires; monthly board recap
Posted on 09/12/2023
Bellefontaine School Board

The Bellefontaine School Board accepted the retirement of longtime Bellefontaine High School Band Director Jeremy Karg during their monthly meeting Monday night.

Karg retired on September 1st. He was a music educator for 32 years.

Heather Rivon (Johnson) is serving as the interim band director.

The board accepted the resignation of middle school art teacher Lori Lowery.

Mikaela Moore was hired as a speech and language pathologist.

Salary adjustments were approved for the following teachers:

Jennifer Brown, Kylie Croston (BA+9 to BA+18)
Harrison Brunner, Jake Kennedy (BA to BA +9)
Rebecca O'Rielley (MA to MA +9)
Melanie Strittmatter (MA to MA+45)
Patricia Elson (MA to MA+18)
Tori England (BA+9 to MA)
Skylar Mifsud, Josh Wallace (BA+18 to MA)
Megan Cira (MA+30 to MA+45)
April Jameson, Zoe Price (BA to MA)
Meagan Antram (MA+9 to MA+30)
Marilyn Smith (MA+18 to MA+45)
Cheryl Daniels, Daulton Mosbarger (BA to BA+18)
Sharon Lewis (MA+9 to MA+18)

The following were approved as Mentor Teachers:

Katie Davis, Morgan Ebbeskotte, Lisette Hiatt, Lindsey Hogan, Sharon Lewis, Laura Mitchell, Ashley Reser, Bess Standley, and Lori Wilson

Meagan Antram was approved as a Resident Educator Coordinator for K-8.

The following were approved as Instructional Team Leaders:

Jill Carey, Katie Davis, April Easton, Eric Fatzinger, Lindsey Hogan, Stacey Holycross, Erin Hoyng, Brianne Hughes, Shawn Miller, Justine Oliver, Brooke Pulfer, Joliece Reed, Leslie Regula, Jordan Reser, Michelle Rohrer, Karen Scott, Kate Smith, Susan Stahler, Bess Standley, and Ashley Wood

The following were approved for Supplemental Services:

Cliff Core, PBIS Coordinator; Shanel Henry, Grant Coordinator; Shawn Miller, Technology Assistant; and Jenny Salyer, Title I Coordinator

The following new hires were approved:

Seth Close, 2nd Shift Custodian; Kimberly Collier, Educational Aide; Delmar Fogan, Educational Aide; and Eva Skaggs, Bus Aide

The following were approved as Drug Free Facilitators:

Krista Belser, Carol Fultz, Matt Gallaway, and Ciara Irick

The following supplemental contracts were approved:

Nathan Arbogast - TEAMS
Tricia Baker - Chieftain Leaders Advisor
Krista Belser - MS Yearbook Advisor
Marcia Cooper - Class Advisor Senior
Cliff Core - Quiz Bowl
Jere Daniels - Production Manager
Matt Gallaway - DARE
Matthew Garrett - Creative Writing
Joseph Gengler - MS MUN Advisor
Brice Henry - Drama Advisor
Brice Henry - MS/HS Vocal Music Director
Stacey Holycross - Prom Coordinator
Angie Horvath - Chieftain Leaders Coordinator
Angie Horvath - OSU-MUN
Heather Johnson - MS Instrumental Music - 50 percent pay
Heather Johnson - HS Instrumental Music Asst. - 50 percent pay
Heather Johnson - HS Instrumental Music Director - 50 percent pay
Heather Johnson - HS Jazz Band - 50 percent pay
Joe Kost - MS Instrumental Music - 50 percent pay
Joe Kost - HS Instrumental Music Asst. - 50 percent pay
Joe Kost - HS Instrumental Music Director - 50 percent pay
Joe Kost - HS Jazz Band - 50 percent pay
Shelby Kromer - FCCLA Advisor
Melanie Lehman - Homecoming Coordinator
Melanie Lehman - Senior Class Advisor
Melanie Lehman - Interact
Chris Miller - Envirothon - 50 percent pay
Chris Miller - Yearbook Advisor (Chant)
Chris Miller - GSA - 50 percent pay
Skylar Mifsud - Chieftain Backers - 50 percent pay
Stacy Millice - FCA
Laura Mitchell - ES/MS/HS Orchestral Music
Darcy Neeld - MS Show Choir
Rick Reed - Chieftain Backers - 50 percent pay
Meredith Richters - French Club
Hannah Rodenhausen - GSA - 50 percent pay
Michelle Rohrer - National Honor Society
Cody Sigrist - Envirothon - 50 percent pay
Bess Standley - Educators Rising
Jeanie Tipple - Spanish Club
Dustin Van Buskirk - Robotics - 50 percent pay
Micah Wolf - Robotics - 50 percent pay

Zach Schmid was approved as a volunteer boys soccer coach.

Cheryl Harman and Roxanne Sprouse were hired as athletic workers.

The following were hired as substitutes:

Tonya Anderson - Food Service Worker
Juanita Buffkin - Food Service Worker
Valerie Chamberlain - Bus Driver
Geneva Fogel - Van Driver
Cheryl Harman - Custodian
Cassidy Hicks - Educational Aide
Kristin Allore Lowe - Educational Aide
Jennifer Lynch - Bus Aide
Jill Nevers - Bus Aide
James Peyton - Van Driver
Barb Triplett - Secretary/Educational Aide
Kevin Walker - Custodian
Stacy Yelton - School Nurse

The board approved an increase to the athletic worker hourly wage to $15.

The board approved the pay for a substitute teacher on special assignment to $140/day. This is for substitutes who work 11-60 consecutive days in the same assignment.

The board approved a resolution accepting the tax rate certification of the Logan County Budget Commission.

The next board meeting will be Monday, October 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Center.

Photo: The Bellefontaine School Board meets in the Distance Learning Center on Monday night.
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