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April 27, 2013

Northwest Local School District Welcomes Community Response

As the close of the 2012-2013 school year approaches, the Northwest Local School District wishes to extend an invitation for citizens of the Northwest community to offer input and/ or feedback regarding local, state and federal programs.

Terri Pennington, Special Programs & Curriculum Coordinator, will conduct a meeting on May 7, 2013 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Northwest Elementary Conference Room concerning the following programs or any other program(s) about which you wish to inquire.

Title I

Title II-A

Title II-D

Title IV-A

Title IV-B



All written comments and/or inquiries should be submitted to the attention of Terri Pennington at: Northwest Local School District, 800 Mohawk Drive, McDermott, Ohio 45652

The next regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center.

McKell Middle School

McKell Middle School will be accepting Parent and Teacher nominations the week of April 29 through May 3, 2013, from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. If you are the parent or guardian of a student that will be attending McKell Middle during the 2013-2014 school year you are eligible to be nominated. Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in the school office from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. for parents and guardians. If you have any questions please call the office at 606-932-3221.

Clay Local School District

At its regular meeting held on April 22, the Clay Local Board of Education acted on the following measures:

Approved minutes of the March meeting.

Accepted the financial reports.

Heard reports from principals’ Tony Piguet and Todd Warnock.

Authorized the Superintendent to submit applications for 2013-2014 state and federal programs.

Approved the graduating class of 2013.

Approved a three day early dismissal for seniors.

Employed substitute personnel.

Approved certificated personnel salary adjustments for the 2013-2014 school year.

Employed certificated personnel whose contracts expire in 2013.

Employee support staff personnel whose contracts expire in 2013.

Non-renewed four support staff positions.

Approved an OSBA resolution regarding expansion of vouchers.

Approved facility usage by the Alumni Association.

Approved a contract for lawn care.

Accepted a supplemental position resignation.

Approve the district’s application for waiver days for the purpose of in service training.

The next regular Board meeting is scheduled for May 16 at 6 p.m. in the Board room.