, Muskogee, OK

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November 13, 2012

Muskogee Board of Education at a glance

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Muskogee Board of Education:

• Recognized Howard Osborn of Irving Elementary and Heather Phipps of Early Childhood Center as support employees of the month.

• Recognized Tony Goetz Elementary sixth-grade teacher Angela Satterfield and Alice Robertson Junior High coach Richard Agee as certified employees of the month.

• Recognized Creek Elementary School for raising $800 in its United Way penny drive.

• Recognized Sadler Arts Academy for receiving the Inspiration award.

• Approved payments, encumbrances, operating investment funds, financial report, purchase orders and activity fund transfers.

• Approved a contract with Catapult Learning West, LLC, $10,000.

• Approved declaring senior football jerseys and a bluebird minibus as surplus.

• Approved sanctioning the Harris-Jobe Parent Teacher Organization.

• Approved revisions in policies concerning part time substitute/professional staff employment and field trips and excursions.

• Approved the annual school election resolution. Setting the school board election for Feb. 12 for position 3.

• Approved the regular meetings for 2013. They will be held at 6 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 15, Feb. 19, March 12, April 16, May 14, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov., 12 and Dec. 10.

Approved the following personnel items:

• Family medical leave of absence for Anita Corrine Beaver and Angela Garrett.

• Resignation of Pershing kindergarten teacher Ruthann Slape.

• Temporary employment of Whittier first grade teacher Ryan Sierra and Rougher Alternative Academy online school adviser John Graham.

• Temporary extra duty stipends:

• ACE tutoring: Cody Autrey and Alisha Potts; Rougher Alternative Academy. Tammie Hendrickson, biology and Jack Reavis, history, Muskogee High School. $25 per hour.

• SAC: Michelle Behrens, Ben Franklin Science Academy, Jametra Newton, Cherokee Elementary, $25 per hour.

• Safety Patrol: Joanne Myers, Grant Foreman Elementary; Kay Price, Irving Elementary; Gayle Garrett, Pershing Elementary; Angela Garrett, Tony Goetz Elementary. $500 each.

• Title One Tutor: Nancy Burris, Murrow Home and Susan Kirk, MHS math, $25 per hour.

• Family medical leave for bus driver Kevin Jones and secretary Pam King.

• Retirement of child nutrition associate Carol Hall.

• Employment of Peggy Henningsen, online/central enrollment, and bus driver Brad Smythe.


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