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At Monday’s meeting of the Marietta Town Schools Education Council, teachers, students, parents and citizens of Marietta showed their disgust at the renewal of Superintendent Will Hampton’s contract.
There were 11 speakers and almost all spoke negatively about the renewal, with many citing delays in recent approvals of teacher contracts and others questioning actions taken on the principal’s contract 10 months before it was supposed to be. be revised.
Ethan Vessels, who will run for the Board of Education this fall, believed the board should table the contract for now and wait until new board members are elected.
“The board should not approve the contract” he said.
The contract was not on the agenda for Monday’s meeting and no action was taken.
In other matters, the Board of Directors accepted the following donations: donation of 20,000 3M N95 masks by Buckeye Hills Regional Council to Marietta Schools; Alan Porter’s $ 1,000 donation to Marietta Soccer; Donation of $ 300 from Marietta Boys Golf to Marietta Boys Golf; Donation of $ 100 from Marietta Girls Golf to Marietta Girls Golf; Donation of $ 41.50 to Marietta Boys Track at Marietta Boys Track; Donation of $ 3,445 from Marietta Cheerleaders to Marietta Cheerleaders; Lowes’ donation of eight pallets of equipment and PPE / hand sanitizer to the Marietta football team; and the First Baptist Church’s donation of $ 400 to the main account for school supplies.
The board approved the resignations of Jake Eckleberry, (MHS) Social Studies, effective August 15, 2021, and Mollie Runyon, (MES) third-year teacher, effective August 15, 2021.
Pending appropriate certification, the board also approved one-year appointments for the 2021-2022 school year for: Lucinda Swartz, (MES) fourth year; Emily Thompson, (MHS) Seventh Grade Language Arts; Ellen Vichill, (MHS) talented and gifted children; Alexandria Skinner, Mathematics / Juvenile Sciences; Ryan Helm, (MHS) eighth grade social studies; Charlotte Huffman, (Phillips) Reading Level II; Emily Klinger, (MES) fourth year; and Shelby Dillon, (MHS) eighth grade science.
The board also approved after-school appointments for two-week extension service for the 2021-2022 school year for: Lindsey Bills; Don Tekavec; and Stacie Shouse. The board also approved extracurricular appointments for; John O’Donnell, seventh / eighth grade tennis; Kirsten Goeller, (MHS) National Honor Society; Ryan Helm, Orian Councilor; Emily Thompson, Power of the Pen; Steve Parlin, Director of Career Day; Susan Miller, Department Chair (MHS); Lisa Polk, Department Chair (MHS); Jason Schob, (MHS) Conditioning; and Darren Stevens, (MHS) Conditioning.