New Castle News


August 16, 2013

Laurel hires science teacher

NEW CASTLE — The Laurel School Board has hired a long-term substitute teacher in the secondary science department.

Suzanne Dado was named to the position for the 2013-14 school year at a salary of $25,000 on a pro-rated basis. She replaces Nathan Flood, who resigned to take a teaching position with the Shenango school district.

Other personnel moves for the 2013-14 school year, made by the board at its meeting this week, were:

•Continuing Cheryl Magill as the agriculture education tutor at a $25,000 salary.

•Continuing Judy Kerr as the school-to-work facilitator at $115 per day.

•Hiring of Dennis Wysocki as a substitute teacher at the junior/senior high school at $90 per day.

•Continuing Melissa Caughey as a study hall/cafeteria monitor at the junior/senior high school at $87.50 per day.

•Hiring Sandrea Scaramazza as a substitute teacher at the elementary school at $85 per day.

•Hiring Deanna Ayers as the head auxiliary unit adviser at a $1,750 salary.

•Hiring William Allman as co-adviser for the Science Olympiad Club at a $325 salary.

•Accepting Holly Wright’s resignation from the 20-hour cafeteria position and hiring her for the 29-hour cafeteria position at $7.70 per hour.

•Granting music teacher Pamela Croach a family medical leave of absence to be used intermittently throughout the school year.

The board also granted permission to the Laurel Community Foundation to donate a plaque in honor and recognition of Barney Bakewell as Laurel’s first football coach. The plaque will be placed in the football concession stand in the Laurel Spartan Athletic Complex.

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