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Salem Schools ready for the new year

Friday, August 17, 2012

The Salem School District will begin the 2012-2013 school year on Monday, Aug. 20. Classes will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will be dismissed at 3:00 p.m. Buses will run their morning and afternoon routes, and breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafeteria.

Lunch prices for grades K-12 are $1.35, reduced .40 cents. Breakfast prices for grades K-12 are .90 cents, reduced .30 cents. Adult lunch prices are $3.15; adult breakfast prices are $2.10.

Cafeteria workers are Martha Wood, Food Service Director; Betty Dihel, Elementary Head Cook; Pat Taylor, Melissa Ray, and Lou Crow, Elementary Cooks; Opal Sanders, High School Head Cook; Ester Eldried and Thelma Allen, High School Cooks.

The bus routes and drivers include Jason Howell, Bus Mechanic; Wendall Smith, Heart Route, Bus #30; Nathan Bales, Moko Route, Bus #11; Mike Innis, Byron Route, Bus #29; Judy Lindblom, Republican Route, Bus #14; Ted Kerley, Sturkie Route, Bus #16; Rob Long, Glencoe Route, Bus #35; Tina Hollaway, Camp Route, Bus #31; Johnny Mefford, Town/Squirrel Hill Route, Bus #10; Dana Johns, Union Route, Bus #19; Rebecca Bartz, Morriston Route, Bus #27; and Gary Hoover, Town/Young Road Route, Bus #7. A few bus routes have changed slightly due to student population shifts within the district.

Other staff support personnel are Elaine Combs, District Treasurer; Iris Rich, Superintendent's Secretary; Regnia Bales, High School Secretary; Tena Smith, Elementary School Secretary; Ray Hollis, Maintenance Supervisor; Gail Travelstead, High School Custodian; Larry Travelstead, Grounds Keeper/Custodian; Michael Freeman and Lee Ann McHenry, Elementary School Custodians; Brandi Sanderson, School Nurse; Marsha Pillers, Vickie Langston, Anna Sutherland, and Gaye Passmore, Teacher Aides; Peggy Cochran, Study Hall Aide; Shaun Windsor, Technology Coordinator; and Donald Carithers, Alternative Learning Director/Teacher.

Administrators for the 2012-2013 school year are Ken Rich, Superintendent; Wayne Guiltner, High School Principal; and Corey Johnson, Elementary School Principal.

Teachers include Vicky Rossitto, Elementary Counselor; Patty Neal and Judy Rose, Special Education; Vicki Ragan, Elementary Librarian; Bob Maguffee, Elementary Physical Education; Lisa Harber-Hurtt, Elementary Art; Jacqui Walker, Elementary Music; and Sandy Massey, Speech Pathologist/Special Ed. Coordinator.

Also, Julie Marsh, Rae Lynn Simers, and Miranda Hurtt, Kindergarten; Melodye Aldridge, Annette Henley, Andrea Walling, First Grade; Linda DuBois, Kristen Hyslip, and Cindy McCullough, Second Grade; Devon Edwards, Linda May, and Cathy Manes, Third Grade; Treva Cotter, Denise Fowler, and Kara Boyd, Fourth Grade; Cassie Knight, Lynn Maguffee, and Amy Sanders, Fifth Grade; David Cone, Tiffany Cooper, and Lindsey Wiseman, Sixth Grade.

Additionally, Susanne Jones, High School Counselor; Patricia Dailey and Johnny Smith, Special Education; Kim Smith-Harber, High School Librarian; Juan Ramirez, Spanish; Angela Bassham, Science; Alanna Russell, Business Education; Luke Barker, Social Studies; Ted Kerley, Math; Amanda Kennedy, English; Crystal Garrison, Math; Rhonda Huddleston, Home Economics; April Tyree, English, Journalism, and Oral Communication; Dana Johns, Science, and Asst. Cheerleader Sponsor; Rob Long, Agriculture; Wendall Smith, Physical Education, Marksmanship, Asst. Softball, and Athletic Director; Rona Moore, Math; Seth Brazeal, Math, Head Baseball Coach, and Sr./Jr. Assistant Football Coach; Amanda Himschoot, Social Studies, English, and Cheerleader Sponsor; Michael Cole, Band, and Vocal Music; Eileen McCord, Social Studies and Gifted/Talented; Rachel Faulkner, Science; Tesa Nelson, Health, Driver's Education, and Head Softball; Racheal Foster, English; Scott Faulkner, Social Studies, and Sr./Jr. High Girls Basketball Coach; Tim Eckman, Physical Education, Health, Sr./Jr. High Boys Basketball Coach, and Golf; Cody Curtis, World History, Psychology, Sociology, Track, and Head Jr./Sr. Football Coach; Josh Watson, Science, Asst. Football, Asst. Baseball; Amy Sanders, Cross Country Coach.

School Board Members are Wanda Koelling, President; Barry Abney, Vice-President; Dr. Guy B. Smith, Secretary; Burton Yarnell, and Karen Coffman.

Holidays and parent/teacher conference days for the upcoming year will be: September 3, Labor Day; October 23, Parent/Teacher Conference Day; November 21-23, Thanksgiving Holiday; December 21-January 1, Winter Vacation; March 14, Parent/Teacher Conference Day, March 18-22, Spring Break.

Wayne Guiltner has been designated as Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 Compliance coordinator for the 20012-2013 school year.

It is the policy of the Salem School District to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, qualified handicap, or veteran in its educational programs and activities. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, educational services, financial aid, and employment.

Inquiries concerning application of this policy may be referred to: Wayne Guiltner, Salem High School, 313 Highway 62 East, Suite 2, Salem, AR 72576, or by calling our telephone number, 870-895-3293.

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