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Ava R-I Holds Closed Meeting

The Ava R-I School Board held a closed session on Friday, August 4 to finalize hiring needs for the 2017-18 school year. During the meeting, the board hired Rebecca Lakey as middle school special education teacher, filling a position left open due to the resignation of Laurie Macy.
The school board also approved the following job responsibilities and stipends: Julie Taylor, district website administrator; Sarah Key, Missouri preschool project director; Melissa Drake, middle school yearbook; Wanda Johnson, National Junior Honor Society; and Morgan Loftin and Katherine Chapman as joint sponsors of the middle school student council.
Superintendent Jason Dial said all votes were unanimous.
The school board will reconvene on Thursday, August 17, at 6:30 p.m. for a monthly business meeting.