By Kaylee Lindenmuth
SHENANDOAH - Shenandoah Valley approved multiple hires and resignations at a special meeting held Monday night, in advance of next week's first day of school.
Among the resignations is secondary math teacher Justin Berger. Berger will be held for 60 days - October 12, 2018 - or until a replacement is hired, whichever comes first. Included in the motion to accept his resignation was retroactive posting and advertising of the position.
On the Elementary side of the district, the board accepted the resignation of teacher Lauren Wood, and hired Amanda Garber for the position at a salary of $37,311.
The board also approved the retirement of housekeeper Carol Uholick, effective August 31, 2018; resignation of Edward Michaels, maintenance, effective the same date; and the hiring of Korina Kelly as a permanent part-time paraprofessional.
In his superintendent's report, Brian Waite noted that in-service days are scheduled for August 22 and 23, with an emphasis on curriculum and safety, and the first day for students will be on Monday, August 27.
No other action was taken at Monday's meeting, and no citizens were in attendance.