The Vandalia School Board took another step at their Tuesday night meeting in moving forward with Junior High baseball and softball for the upcoming school year. The Vandalia School Board approved Nick Casey as the Junior High volunteer baseball coach and Nathan Miller and Zac Kopp as the Junior High volunteer softball coaches. The first year of the junior high programs will get underway in the fall.
In other business at Tuesday’s meeting, the Vandalia School Board approved the re-hiring of 4th year teachers to be on tenure status for the upcoming school year. Joey Daniken of Vandalia High School and Michael Hawks of Okaw were both under that re-hiring. The board also approved the re-hiring of a large number of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year teachers. The Vandalia School Board also approved the last student day for this school year will be on May 19th.