The Chattooga County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting Monday night at the Chattooga Education Center. Architects from Buckley & Associates were on hand to open seald bids for the Menlo School and Summerville Middle School Additions. The bid was given to J & J Contractors who won the low bid for both school additions with a base bid of $2,400,000.

In personnel action the board approved the following:

Classified Resignations
Nola Floyd, school food service worker; Karen Miller, special ed. paraprofessional; Alice Railey, paraprofessional; Gumelda Cargle, bus driver; Emma Lou Pullen, school food service worker.

Classified Transfers
Rebecca Martin, LMES Bookkeeper

Substitute Teachers
Richard Chamlee, certified substitute
Alyse Dixon, substitute

Certified Resignations
Patricia Money, MES 4th & 5th grade history; Marion ‘Curley’ Durham, CHS special ed. inclusion teacher

Certified Recommendations
Brandi James, SMS special ed.; Elizabeth Jarrett, MES science/social studies; Bobbie Lenderman, LMES special ed.; Betty Wagner, SMS science.

Certified Transfers
Jimmy Lenderman, CHS Principal; Patty Culver SES TBD; Teena DiPillo SES special ed.; Ginger Hosmer, SES special ed.; Kelley Groce, SMS special ed.; Paula Buice, MES RTI; Carole Hosmer, MES RTI; Bonnie GIlbert, LES RTI; Missy Lanier, LES RTI; Diane Mitchell, SMS RTI; Jennifer Reese, SMS RTI; Anna Nichols, SES RTI; Betty Nollman, SES RTI; Regina Parker LMES RTI; Teresa Pewitt LMES RTI; Britt Carter, System Co-Teaching Coach; Debbie Garrett School Psychologist.

After board approval of these items, Dr. Pullen offered newly hired CHS principal Jim Lenderman an opportunity to speak. Lenderman thanked the Board for giving him the opportunity to serve CHS in this capacity and said that "CHS will be a school where students are valued, educated, challenged and where there is a goal and a vision for success."

Mary Beth Housch