Washington-Nile Local School DistrictBoard Report

The Washington-Nile Local Board of Education met on March 23, 2016 at Portsmouth West High School. Mr. Tony Bazler, high school principal, gave the prayer and let Pledge of Allegiance.

The board recognized the following students and staff:

Ryan Ervin-Recognition for Excellent Rating OMEA Band Contest

High School

Student of the Month

9th Grade

Levi Gleim

10th Grade

Samantha Tatman

11th Grade

Buster Boggs

12th Grade

Seth Ewing

Engineering II Class

Engineering II Class was responsible for our updated detailed floor plans at all buildings. District needed to have this in order to submit our new Emergency Safety Plan which was approved by the state.

Teacher-Mr. LeBrun

Wesley Bailey

Jody Berry

Terry Coe

Joshua Davis

Aaron Dyer

Cody Finley

Dakota Fisher

Nathan Kraft

Braedon Oliver

Braden Reynolds

TJ Swords

Basketball Awards

District 14 Coaches Association Boys All District III

Honorable Mention-Cody Finley

SOC Girls

1st Team- Makayla White

2nd Team- Terra Butcher

SOC Boys

1st Team-Cody Finley

2nd Team-Drew Howard

Middle School

Student of the Month

5th: Shanna Hall 6th; Kim Stanley 7th:Gracie Diamond 8th: Cade McNeil

Elementary School

Abigail Hazelbaker-Spelling Bee Champion

Kara Carter-Runner up Spelling Bee

Sherry Patterson, Treasurer for Ohio Auditor of State award for exemplary financial reporting in Accordance with GAAP for FY15.

The board took the following action:

* Approved the February 24, 2016 minutes and February 2016 financial reports

* Authorized the treasurer to apply for 2016-2017 state and federal programs

* Approve payment in lieu of transportation

* Approve Ohio SchoolComp Workers Comp program

* Accept budget commission millage rate

* Approve FY15 Audit

* Extend the waste removal contract to Republic Services for additional year FY17.

* Employed substitute teachers per ESC recommendation

* Approve contracts with ESC

* Approve volunteers

* Approve classified resignation retirement of Roger Gillum, bus driver

The next regular board meeting will be April 27, 2016 at Portsmouth West Elementary at 7 p.m.