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Tyler BOE Approves Requests

By Staff | Feb 24, 2016

MIDDLEBOURNE – The Tyler County Board of Education approved several items recently that affect teachers, students and staff.

During Monday’s meeting, the BOE approved a request for the Shirley Volunteer Fire Department to use the high school’s commons and kitchen area for a benefit dinner Feb. 28 for the Matt Boggs family. The spaghetti dinner will include a salad, garlic bread, dessert, and drink for $10. This event is being organized by the Tyler County Volunteer Emergency Services for Boggs, who is battling cancer.

The public is also encouraged to bring a copy of a favorite picture of Matt Boggs for a collage to share with his family.

In other matters, the BOE approved within the last two weeks:

– A request from Linda Duncan, Tyler Consolidated Middle School counselor, to take the Hidden Promise Scholars at TCMS/HS to Glenville State College on April 14 for the theater production of “Our Town.”

– A request from Maggie Fisher, TCHS Project Pediatrics adviser, to take members of the club to A.I. Boreman and Sistersville Elementary on March 1 to read a Dr. Seuss book and complete a lesson on teamwork with students. Also, Fisher received permission for her and one TCHS student to attend the 2016 WV Poetry Out Loud competition in Charleston between March 4 and 5.

– A request from Brian Bailey, SES Music Specialist, to take the choir to the TCMS/HS auditorium for the All County Choir dress rehearsal on March 14.

– Approved employing Matthew Peters, as Physical Education Specialist at Sistersville Elementary, effective July 1.

– Approved employing Jacob Myer, as boys’ track coach at TCMS, effective immediately.

– Approved employing Adam Weekley, as TCMS girl’s track coach, effective immediately

– A request from Storm Smith for permission to use the Tyler Consolidated Auditorium to hold a fundraiser pageant May 14 to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

– A request from Ashley Moore, Tyler Consolidated Middle School TSA adviser, for permission for 13 middle school students to attend the Technology Student Association’s Spring Conference at Cedar Lakes between March 31 and April 2 with bus for transportation. Also, Charles “Matt” Moore was approved as the chaperone for the conference.

– A request from Rob Schupbach for students in his Theatre I class be permitted to attend Marietta College’s production of The Glass Menagerie on Feb. 25 with bus for transportation

– A transfer of Chad Snider, a health and physical education specialist, from TCMS to TCHS, effective July 1.

– Hired Leon Ammons and Casey Miner as one of two co- advisers for the TCHS Chapter of Future Farmers of America, effective immediately.