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March 28, 2013

Minford School Board special meeting

The Minford Board of Education will have a special board meeting for the purpose of discussing employment of personnel. The meeting will be Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the High School Media Center, 491 Bond Road, in Minford.

Portsmouth City Schools Schedule Kindergarten Registration

Portsmouth City Schools will conduct kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration at East Portsmouth Elementary School, 5929 Harding Avenue in Sciotoville, will be March 27 from 2:30-5 p.m.

Registration at Portsmouth Elementary School, 514 Union Street, will be April 9, from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Students must be 5 years old by Sept. 30 to enroll. Parents are asked to bring the child’s birth certificate, shot record, Social Security card, and custody papers (if applicable).

Questions should be directed to respective elementary building personnel by calling 740-776-6444 for East Portsmouth Elementary or 740-353-6719 for Portsmouth Elementary.

Wheelersburg Elementary

Registration for Kindergarten enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year will take place April 11, 2013, from 4 to 6 p.m. and April 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration will take place in the Library Media Center at Wheelersburg Elementary School. Each child who will be five years of age on or before Sept. 30, 2013, shall be eligible to enroll in kindergarten.

Parents are required to bring to registration:

- Copy of official birth certificate

- Custody papers (if applicable)

- Immunization records

- Social Security card

Kindergarten children will receive their vision, hearing, speech and academic screening in the classroom once school has started. For questions regarding Kindergarten registration, call Aimee Hall, Guidance Counselor at 740-574-0587.

Northwest Local School District

The Northwest Board of Education met for their Regular meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center. The Board conducted the following business:

-Presentation was given on District Report Card.

-Passed a resolution to approve the minutes of the Regular meeting on Feb. 19, 2013.

-Passed a resolution to approve reports.

-Passed a resolution to employ substitute teachers for the 2012-2013 school year.

-Passed a resolution to employ classified substitute personnel for the remainder of the 2012-2013 school year.

-Passed a resolution to accept retirement notice of classified personnel effective June 1, 2013.

-Passed a resolution to non-renew Administrative contract for the 2013-2014 school year.

-Passed a resolution to renew Administrative contracts.

-Passed a resolution to accept resignations of supplemental personnel for the 2013-2014 school year.

-Passed a resolution to approve supplemental personnel for the 2013-2014 school year.

-Passed a resolution to approve membership with Ohio School Boards Association.

-Passed a resolution to accept the amounts and rates as determined by the Budge Commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies.

-Passed a resolution to approve Annual Consulting Services for 2013-2014.

-Passed a resolution to oppose two voucher programs in the FY2014 and FY2015 State Budget Proposal.

-Passed a resolution to accept donation.