The Vandalia School Board approved their amended fiscal year 2018 budget, and also several personnel matters, at their monthly meeting on Tuesday night. As for the amended budget, Vandalia Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jennifer Garrison says added funding coming into the school district has made that picture look better, and says it’s been a good year on the budget side.
As for personnel moves, the Vandalia School Board approved the hiring of Jason Clay as Athletic Director, Debbie Hobbie as Vandalia Junior High School Library Aide, Aubry Thole as High School Science teacher and Marcia Parr as the district secretary. The board also approved the resignation of Misty Thompson as Junior High Cheer Coach, but approved Misty Thompson as High School Football Cheer Coach and Billie Worker as High School basketball Cheer Coach. The board also approved Kevin Schroeder as High School Golf Coach and Patrick Meyer as High School Assistant Wrestling Coach.