A number of personnel moves and retirements were approved at this week’s Webster Parish School Board meeting after members received personnel supervisor (interim) Charlotte Dean’s report.
Teachers and administrators named and the moves include:
Scott Herrington, named interim assistant principal at Doyline High School replacing Bridget Bridges who transferred to principal at the school.
Patsy Amos, teacher at Doyline High School replacing Beth Craft who resigned.
Stacey Payne, retired as teacher at North Webster Jr. High School.
Melinda Russell, teacher (special education) OFAT (outside field of authority to teach) at Central Elementary to replace Kimberly Hammett who resigned.
Michael Brian Sanders, teacher at North Webster High School, replaces James Bailey who resigned.
Yolanda Saunders, RTI coach at Browning Elementary and North Webster Lower Elementary due to a correction on funding.
Christina Smith, teacher OFAT, Richardson Elementary replacing Sarah Whitney who resigned.
Loretta Turner, kindergarten teacher at Central Elementary.
Jacquelyn Simmons, teacher (PK) at Central Elementary due to a change in funding.
Lisa Young, teacher (PK) at Doyline, also due to a change in funding.
Michael Esteem, HVAC (heat, ventilation and air conditioning) maintenance at the central office replacing John King who resigned.
Otis McGill, 10-month/five hour custodian at North Webster High School replacing Charles Porter who resigned.
Waymon Taylor, retiring as bus driver at North Webster High School.
Monica Lacy, physical therapist at the central office, a change in hours from 10-month/28 hours per week to nine-months/full time.
Board members also received a report on sales tax receipts which showed increases during the month of September in the ’69 and ’96 sales taxes while the District 6 sales tax collections dropped slightly.
Figures prepared by system finance director Crevonne Odom indicate the ’69 and ’96 sales tax collections totaled $529,561.89 for the month in each account, up $55,611 plus change in both over the 2013 collections.
A loss of slightly over $389 was recorded for September in the District 6 tax collections, with $125,606.36 coming in as compared to $125,995.45 collected in September, 2013.