KCR-1 Board Continues to Offer Contracts for 2007-08

By Crystal Howerton

The Knox County R-1 Board of Education met in executive session on Tuesday evening, June 19, 2007 to discuss contracts and resignations.
Two teacher contingency contracts, one for high school science and one for Special Education, were made available to the administration at the appropriate salary schedule.
Teacher contracts were offered to the following:  Kim Bair, Kristen McAninch and Dana Kemper.  Joanie Baker was also awarded a contract as the Adult Ag teacher.   Allen Gudehus received a school bus driver contract. Kay Mallet also received a contract to drive the Vo-tech Bus to Kirksville.  A contract as the Reconnecting Youths Coordinator was offered to Jane Moore.
The Board accepted with regret the resignation submitted by Debbie Trivette.  A resignation was also accepted from Steve Ramer as the Activities Director for the 2007-08 school year.  Board members voted to add the responsibility of Maintenance Director to Ramer’s list of duties for the upcoming school year at the specified salary.
   The Board discussed personnel, legal issues and student discipline.  Student discipline was added to the agenda prior to approval of the amended agenda.