Published On: Mon, Aug 27th, 2012

Cherokee School Board Minutes – Monday, Aug. 6

Present: Jessica Daniels, Lori Blankenship, Charlotte Saunooke, Walt Swan, Neyani Long, David Wolfe, Gloria Griffin

Sam Lambert with American Legion presented The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Handout.  The American Legion would like to have the Students involved in the ceremony for the wall when it comes to Cherokee on Monday October the 8th as School Day and would like to request the traditional singers or any choral group that can be sing the pledge of allegiance in Cherokee.

Janet Owle from Cooperative Extension works with Qualla Financial Freedom is requesting support from the board to implement financial programs for students at CCS. The Financial programs offered are for the Elementary Students, Mad City Money for 9th Grade and Money Mosh as an after School for program for seniors. They are looking into programs for 1st, 7th or 8th Graders

Lori Owle presented information regarding Furlough Days

Craig Barker discussed Cheerleading fund raiser needs to be addressed on administrative level. Stated Volunteer Policy approval is still pending, and discussed Cell Phone Policy and Social Networking

Approved Resolutions:

13-025 Woodreen Caldwell is approved as Interim Principal at the High School for the 2012-2013

13-028 Craig Barker is approved as Interim Assistant Principal at the High School for the 2012

13-031 Lola Thomasson is approved to fill a Food Service Substitute position

13-032 Tierra Teesateskie is approved to fill a Food Service Substitute position

13-033 Donovan Sampson is approved to fill the Fulltime Custodian position at the High School and High School

13-034 Tracy Swimmer is approved to fill the Middle School Secretary position

13-035 Jeannette Beth Johnson is approved to fill the Teacher’s Assistant position in Pathseekers

13-036 Walt Swan is approved to fill the Superintendent position at Cherokee Central Schools Effective July 16, 2012, Pending fingerprints, having passed a drug test, and when a clear background is received in the CCS HR Department.

13-030 Linda Driver is approved to fill the full Custodian position at the Middle School

13-045 Colleen Muench is approved to fill an Elementary Teacher Assistant Position

13-046 Kelly Canady is approved to fill the Social Studies/History Teacher position.

13-048 John Mitchell is approved to fill an Elementary Teacher Assistant

13-049 Willios Tullos is approved to approve receive a relocation stipend.

13-050 Amanda Wolfe is approved to fill the CLC Teacher Assistant Position in the High School

13-052 Tanya Tullos is approved to fill the Assistant Volley Ball Coach Position

13-053 Jama Anders is approved to fill the Strength and Conditioning Coach Position

13-054 Robbie Lanoue is approved to fill the Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach Position.

13-056 Craig Barker to be approved as Athletic Director position and will continue as a head football coach for SY 2012-2013.

13-055 Logan and Luke Woodard are approved to enroll in Cherokee Central Schools.

– Neyani Long, Cherokee Central Schools

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