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February 14--  The Toombs County Board of Education held its monthly meeting last Thursday night.  Excerpts from the meeting's minutes are below courtesy of School Superintendent Richard Smith.

"During the Superintendent’s Report, Mr. Smith asked Toombs County Principal Melanie McLemore to come forward and recognize Oren Morgan as the 2017 Toombs County High School STAR Student. Oren was also named the regional STAR Student for having the highest SAT combined score for our educational region. Oren selected Mrs. Rustin Howard Parker as his STAR Teacher, who was also recognized. The board congratulates Oren and Mrs. Parker on their selection and thanked them for representing Toombs County Schools in such a positive manner.

"Mr. Smith also shared the 2016 Star Climate Ratings from the CCRPI Report for all 5 Schools. Lyons Upper Elementary School was awarded the highest rating available to a school with a 5 STAR rating. Lyons Primary, Toombs Central Elementary, and Toombs County Middle each received a 4 STAR rating and Toombs County High School received a 3 STAR rating.

"On a motion by Mr. Holland, seconded by Mrs. Wilkes, the board approved the following personnel
recommendations:

Employment Recommendation: Charlsie Mobley, Teacher, LUES.

Retirement Notice for the end of the current year: Larry Smith, Migrant Director; Rushing Stephens, LUES, Elaine Allen,
TCMS, Elizabeth Shaw, LPS, and JB Cone, TCHS.

Resignations: Jessica Coleman, LUES, effective at the end of the current school year.

Transfers; Kathy Peebles, Food Service, from TCMS to TCES.

Supplemental Duties; Kyle Redmond, Girls Soccer, TCHS.

FY2018 Administrative Staffing Plan;
Carmen Roberts, Assistant Superintendent;Nathan Miller, Technology Director; Pam Sears, Federal
Programs Director; Sabrina Woodruff, Special Education Director, Human Resources; Bill Benton,
System Athletic Director, Assistant Transportation Director; Courtney Gay, School Nutrition Director;
Missy Dixon, Technology Coordinator.

Melanie McLemore, TCHS Principal; Brent Coleman, TCHS Assistant Principal;Marissa Morris, TCHS Assistant Principal, Special Ed Coordinator;

Renee Garbutt ,TCMS Principal; Chris Bell, TCMS Assistant Principal; Sandra Floyd, TCMS Assistant Principal;

Tonawanda Irie, TCES Principal; Tabatha Nobles, LUES Principal; Rhonda Stone, LUES Assistant
Principal, CTAE Director; Judy Hellgren, LPS Principal; Reggie Roberts, LPS Assistant Principal.

"On a motion by Mrs. Wilkes, and seconded by Mr. Akins, the board voted to approve the purchase of one (1) 2017 Blue Bird Vision 72 School Bus from Yancey Bus Sales and Service for $85,000. The bus will be financed using approximately $77,220 from the State Bus Bond Program, $4,775 from SPLOST II funds, and $3,005 from general funds.

 

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