Student Service Learning Project set for October 6

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

LOVERDALE -- Cloverdale High School Principal Sonny Stoltz and Doug Wokoun reported that CHS students will participate in the inaugural Student Service Learning Project Friday, Oct. 6 at 12:30 p.m.

Students will do community service projects such as cleaning up yards for senior citizens and abandoned properties. CHS is partnering with Soul Harvest Church, First National Bank, Endeavor Communications, POET, the Town of Cloverdale and Our Community Bank for this event.

Whitaker pointed out that the Youth Philanthropy Committee has available funds for student-led projects, and Stoltz said Soul Harvest Church had raised $5,000 in 10 minutes for T-shirts and pizza.

“We’ve talked a lot about being a community partner,” Superintendent Greg Linton said, “and this really puts that relationship in a good position to be out in the community and showing that we want to be an active partner. There will be a lot of good lessons for our students.”

In other developments:

-- Budget and plans: The board adopted the proposed 2018 budgets, capital projects plan and school bus replacement plan. The board approved the school improvement plans.

-- Claims: The board approved claims at a $733,856.59 total, a $388,050.36 increase from last month and a $40,129.78 increase from the year’s average.

-- Personnel: The board approved the following personnel report:

-- Resignations: Tyarra Clark (CES instructional assistant), Don Brattain (CHS math teacher)

-- Employment: Donna Kean (CES/CMS part-time breakfast head cook), Antonicta Hall (part-time cafeteria), Angel Mary-Beth Frederick (CHS cafeteria) and Chris Kaufman (head varsity wrestling coach)

-- Volunteer: Amber Helton (CMS assistant cheer coach)

-- Students of the Month: The September Students of the Month were Chase Husk (4th grade), Erin Johnson (7th grade) and Edward Mannan (senior).

The Cloverdale School Board’s next regular meeting is set for Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Cloverdale Schools administration building.

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