The Salem School District will begin the 2003-04 school year Aug. 18. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and will be dismissed at 3 p.m. Buses will run their regular routes. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafeteria.
Lunch prices for grades K-6th are 90 cents, reduced 40 cents; lunch prices for grades 7-12 are $1, reduced 40 cents. Breakfast prices for K-12: 60 cents, reduced 30 cents. Adult lunch prices are $1.50, adult breakfast prices are 80 cents.
Cafeteria workers are Martha Wood, manager; Linda Switzer, elementary head cook; Pat Taylor, Melissa Ray and Betty Dihel, elementary cooks; Opal Sanders, high school head cook; Ester Eldried and Peggy Cochran, high school cooks.
The bus routes and drivers include Ed Foster, bus mechanic and handicap route, bus 2; Jim Bicker, Union Route, bus 29; Daisy Howard, Moko Route, bus 11; Rick Hurst, Byron Route, bus 4; Judy Lindblom, Republican Route, bus 17; Ted Kerley, Sturkie Route, bus 3; Regina Welch, Glencoe Route, bus 18; Tina Hollaway, Camp Route, bus 15 and Alternative School Route; Nancy Grass, Myatt Route, bus 5; Larry Brown, Heart Route, bus 19; Larry Langston, Morriston Route, bus 27; and Gary Hoover, Fairview Route, bus 10.
Other staff support personnel are Elaine Combs, district treasurer; Iris Rich, superintendent's secretary; Regnia Bales, high school secretary; Dorothy Bryant, elementary school secretary; Paul Switzer, maintenance supervisor; Betty Graves, high school custodian; Ed Cadwell, grounds keeper/custodian; Michael Freeman and Lorraine Stokes, elementary school custodians; Tena Smith, computer room aide and school nurse; Bonnie Baker and Juanita Newman, teacher aides; Wilma Cooper, study hall aide.
Teacher workshops will be held Aug. 13 and 14. All teachers will meet in the elementary school cafeteria at 8 a.m. Aug. 13.
Administrators for the 2003-04 school year are: Bob Foster, superintendent; Ken Rich, high school principal; David Turnbough, elementary school principal.
Teachers include Vicky Rossitto, elementary counselor; Patty Neal and Judy Rose, special education; Vicki Ragan, gifted and talented; Janett Burns, elementary librarian; Jon Neal, elementary physical education; Lisa Harber-Hurtt, elementary art; Sandy Massey, speech pathologist.
Jennifer Gray, Julie Marsh and Rae Lynn Simers, kindergarten; Mary Layman, Annette Henley, Rebecca Turnbough, and Regina Welch, first grade; Linda DuBois, Debbie Turner and Cindy McCullough, second grade; Devon Edwards, Linda May and Cathy Maines, third grade; Treva Cotter, Denise Fowler and Merlina McCullough, fourth grade; Linda Simers, Corey Johnson and Lynn Maguffee, fifth grade; Brenda Casey, Mylett Trotter, Lindsey Washam and Melodye Aldridge, sixth grade.
Additional staff include: L.A. Lindsey, high school counselor; Patricia Russell and Johnny Smith, special education; Sharon Blevins, high school librarian; Jim Bicker, social studies; Sue Bicker, Spanish and English; Angela Bassham, science; Larry Brown, social studies, GCE and golf coach; Bob Grass, social studies, head football and track coach; Sharon Carpenter, business education; Jay Church, science; Ted Kerley, math; Kim Smith-Harber, English; Brenda Guffey, math, science and computer science; Arlene Humphries, home economics, April Tyree, English, journalism and oral communication; Dana Johns, math, science and cheerleader sponsor; Larry Langston, agriculture; Wendall Smith, senior high boys' basketball, physical education and athletic director; Rona Moore, math; Heath Ulmer, health, driver's education and assistant baseball and football coach; Melissa Story, art and English; Michael Cole, band; Vicky Ragan, social studies and gifted/talented; Eric Chambers, science, senior high girl's basketball, softball and cross country coach; Angela Criss, English; Wayne Guiltner, social studies, head baseball and assistant football coach; and Casey Scribner, math and junior high boys' and girls' basketball coach.
School board members are: Burton Yarnell, president; Alan Winberry, vice president; Mike Innis, secretary; Guy Smith and John Ed Welch.
Holidays and parent/teacher conference days for the upcoming year will be Labor Day, Sept. 1; Oct. 23, parent/teacher conference; Nov. 10, holiday; Nov. 27-28, Thanksgiving holiday; Dec. 24-Jan. 2, winter vacation; March 5, parent/teacher conference day; April 5-9 spring break.
Ken Rich has been designated at Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 compliance coordinator for the 2003-04 school year.