Personnel News March 2014

New employees
The board of education on March 27 approved the hiring of these employees:
  • Cynthia Adams, Child Nutrition Department.
  • Juanita Blackwell, Panther Pride School Age Child Care.
  • Monica Curtis, teacher at Peculiar Elementary, effective Aug. 4.
  • Bobbi McMillian, Panther Pride School Age Child Care.
  • Brianna Pennington, teacher at Raymore Elementary, effective Aug. 4.
  • Heather Poland, library media specialist at Eagle Glen Intermediate School, effective Aug. 7. (This is an internal transfer.)
  • Jovita Smith, custodian.
  • Torrie Taylor, custodian.
  • Christopher Velazquez, custodian.
  • Jason Waltz, instructional technology specialist, effective Aug. 4. (This is an internal transfer.)

Retirements
The board of education on March 27 approved the retirement of Dona Cundiff, counselor at Timber Creek Elementary School, effective June 30.

Resignations
The board of education on March 27 approved these resignations:
  • Arlene Bowers, Child Nutrition, effective March 7.
  • Emily Dahmer, teacher at Ray-Pec East Middle School, effective June 30.
  • Ashley Friar, teacher at Creekmoor, effective June 30.
  • Emily Geivett, Panther Pride School Age Child Care, effective March 14.
  • Kalyn Grimes, Early Childhood teacher, effective June 30.
  • Merinda Hutchens, teacher at Shull, effective June 30.
  • Melanie Jorgenson, teacher at Ray-Pec East Middle School and Ray-Pec High School, effective June 30.
  • Angela Lackey, Child Nutrition, effective March 14.
  • Danielle McCune, Panther Pride School Age Child Care, effective March 14.
  • Tyler Parnell, teacher at Raymore Elementary, effective June 30.
  • Torrie Taylor, custodian, effective March 18.
  • Lauren Taylor, teacher at Ray-Pec High School, effective June 30.
  • Dana Travis, custodian, effective March 3.

Extra-curricular duties
The board of education on March 27 approved these extra-duty resignations for the 2014-2015 school year:
  • Kim Kruse, 8th grade cross country coach
  • Genese Wright, high school scholar bowl assistant coach

Substitutes
The board of education on March 27 approved hiring these substitutes:
  • Megan Baker
  • Kenneth Dahman
  • Jennifer Elliott
  • Jacob Golliher
  • Rose Hanson
  • Kala Hille
  • Michael Hille
  • Jessica Johnson
  • Tiffany Johnson
  • Michael Kailus
  • Janus Merchant
  • Brian Meyer
  • Austin Morgan
  • Michael Richey
  • Andrea Roe
  • Loretta Stewart
  • Erin Stidham
  • Laura VanBuren
  • Kirsten Wallace