The Maryville R-II school board met March 15 with an agenda of business including personnel changes.

The following resignations were accepted: Tamara Lynn, ACES director; Sydney McQuinn, speech/language pathologist; Cindy Mires, parent educator; Jordan Hansen, youth development worker; Marissa Felt, youth development worker; Daniel Brooks, middle school vocal music; Kallyn Carl, middle school para; Korena Sundell, long-term PE substitute; Justin Eiken, middle school football coach; Brian Grow, eighth grade social studies, middle school coach for girls and boys intramural basketball, head coach girls basketball, seventh grade football and strength coach; Andrea Sturgis, high school English; Ellie Martin, dance team coach; Jennifer Stock, high school girls basketball coach and softball assistant.

The following resignations were accepted for summer school staff: Joe Suchan, summer school assistant administrator; Karen Jones, summer school secretary; Melissa Coffelt, summer school nurse; Kari Ogle, summer school nurse.

The following individuals were approved for hire: Allie Shields and Clarissa Thomspon, both youth development workers; Avery Bailey, seventh grade social studies; James Thieman, eighth grade social studies and seventh grade head football coach; and Richard Boettner, part-time high school accompanist.

The following contracts were renewed: Amanda Haile, AEL director; Mat Beu, athletic director; Lori Tally, coordinator adult education; all probationary teaching staff, preschool teachers and speech pathologists.

It was approved to co-op with St. Gregory’s school for middle school football and wrestling.

  Geist Heating and Cooling, Maryville, was awarded the $32,758 bid for installing two new units at Eugene Field.

Maryville Public Safety Officer Ryan Glidden delivered trauma kits and trained staff on how to use them.

Administration is releasing a request for proposals for a voice over IP phone/intercom system.

Staff met with Northwest Audio and Visual, Maryville, and an engineer from GrayBar Security, Kansas City, to discuss installing security cameras.

Administration will be meeting with vendors to discuss new lights for the baseball field.

Life Skills instructors, Candace Boeh and Alexis Boeh, presented an overview of their program at the Special Education Network meeting in Cameron.

District staff has completed Google training.

Middle school students, Lexi White, Jules White, Kaitlin Vaught, Grace McKim, Chloe Wiederholt, Jackson Ozanne, Hunter Johnson and Brice Law, participated in Northwest Missouri State University’s National History Day competition.

The high school will be offering the following in-house summer school classes: health, personal finance and speech.

Northwest Technical School health science students began working on a dementia care unit.

NTS collision repair students completed their World of Wheels truck.

Maintenance has completed several projects including painting fields, installing nets, goals and batting cages, cleaning out the cooling towers, installing safety reels on the practice goals hanging over the bleachers, clearing a sewer line and installing five web-based thermometers at Eugene Field.

Clinton Allen Monuments reinstalled two memorial benches at no charge that had been moved to allow for the PAC construction.

Phil Stone and his robotics team, Chad Sullivan, Ethan Stone, Ethan Hung and Hayden Mildward, gave a demonstration of their robot’s abilities.

The school board went into closed session for personnel, leasing, purchasing or sale of real estate, legal action and student concerns.

The next meeting will be at 6 pm, Tuesday, April 18.

The school board will recognize staff who are leaving and have been employed 10 years or more at 5:30 pm, Wednesday, May 17.