By Valerie Werkmeister
North Posey High School has a new varsity football coach. MSD of North Posey School Board members named Paul Rynkiewich as the new coach for the 2013 season. He replaces long-time coach, Joe Gengelbach, who announced his retirement last month.
Board president Steve Bender stated they did an exhaustive search for a new coach and determined that Rynkiewich was at the top of the list of choices.
Others who were approved for employment included Kay Rudolph as a temporary kindergarten aide at North Elementary for the remainder of the year and Kyle Lewis as the boys’ golf coach for the 2013 season.
Board members approved an overnight trip request by Marilyn Rogers to take 14 Health Occupation Students of America to the State Leadership Conference in Indianapolis on April 15-17. All expenses for the trip are paid for by the students.
Superintendent Dr. Todd aCamp informed the board that animals will be present in classrooms at North Elementary during a Silly Safari presentation on March 21. Parents have the option to exempt students from the presentation if they choose.
North Posey teachers will soon have the option to take self defense training taught by Posey County Sheriff Deputy Andy Porath. He will teach six, two-hour sessions beginning in April.
In other business, the board approved:
•A request by Eric Long to declare a list of North Elementary School technology items as surplus.
•A request by Shannon Schickel to allow her children to continue attending South Terrace Elementary School after their move to a new home within the North Elementary School district.
•The retirement request of JoBerta Campbell. She has taught for 34 years.
•The resignation of Leacca Dillman as HS head cook.
•The resignation of Sandy Horn as junior high girls’ basketball coach.
•The resignation of Rich Easterling as high school boys’ basketball coach.
•The resignation of Nick Berry as junior high boys’ basketball coach.
•A request by Brandon Barrett to have Lauren Akin and Lindsey Droege as volunteer girls’ tennis coaches for the upcoming season.
•A request by Kevin Smith to have Damien Word, Darrick Wiggins, Ryan Neumann and Ryan Jones as volunteer baseball coaches for the upcoming season.
•A request by junior high principal Steve Kavanaugh and Chris Barker to have Brad Miller and Derek Trodglen as volunteer track coaches for the upcoming season.
•A professional leave request by Pam Spahn from March 11-14.
•An FMLA request by Shannon Shickel from August 12-September 20 for the birth of her child.
•An FMLA request by Tammy Thurman from February 24-May 22 for a serious health condition.
The next regular school board meeting will be Monday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the corporation office.
By Valerie Werkmeister
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