Red Wing school board briefsRed Wing School Board approved 6-0 a motion Monday authorizing the hiring of a part-time math teacher to help address class size issues at Red Wing High School.
Additional math teacher approved
Red Wing School Board approved 6-0 a motion Monday authorizing the hiring of a part-time math teacher to help address class size issues at Red Wing High School.
The motion included a stipulation that the part-time position will only be filled if a qualified, licensed candidate can be found. The part-time teacher would start at the beginning of second semester.
Parents raised concerns about math class sizes at the high school earlier this fall. The board sent the issue to the personnel committee for review. The committee recommended hiring a part-time teacher at its Oct. 22 meeting.
New hires: Sandra Gernentz, Title I aide at Burnside, effective Oct. 29; Terry Meier, Red Wing High School custodian, effective Nov. 1; Jude Rooney, long-term social studies substitute teacher at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective Sept. 24; Anne Gebbie, special education paraprofessional at TBMS, effective Oct. 26; Laura Ponto, special education paraprofessional at TMBS, effective Oct. 23; Nick Werner, Title I aide at Sunnyside, effective Oct. 24; Brian Jenson, temporary paraprofessional at RWHS, effective Oct. 23.
Recalled: Carrianne Roschen, special education paraprofessional at Sunnyside, effective Oct. 23.
Additional hours: Allison Benway, paraprofessional at Colvill Family Center, effective Oct. 17.
Reassignment: Gregg Ulvenes, night custodian at Burnside, effective Oct. 22; Chris Nordenskjold, food service custodian at Sunnyside and RWHS, effective Nov. 1; Rich Bell, night custodian at Sunnyside, effective Oct. 16.
Termination: Pariss Gary, level I cook at TBMS, effective Oct. 22.
Resignation/retirement: Donna Wordelman, retiring fourth-grade teacher at Burnside, effective Oct. 12; Mark Phillips, resigning as social studies teacher at Tower View, effective Nov. 5; Todd Petterson, retiring social studies teacher at TBMS, effective Dec. 1.
Leave of absence: Merri Claridge, special education paraprofessional at RWHS, medical leave effective Nov. 8-26; Susan Horvat, English teacher at RWHS, unpaid extended leave effective for second semester.
Monday’s meeting lasted about two hours. Board member Heidi Jones was absent.
— Compiled by Sarah Gorvin, staff writer