In the minutes - Walla Walla School Board


Board members are Cindy Meyer, president; Jim Lehmann, vice-president; Anne Golden, Max Carrera and Dan Hess. With all present Tuesday, the board:

  • BILLS: Approved payment of May bills from general fund for $945,404.10; capital projects for $502,642.09; associated student body account for $63,278.93; and private purpose trust for $399.15. April payroll was $3,879,888.22 with estimated May payroll about $4.45 million. Unanimous.

  • BUSES: Approved purchase of two new buses for the 2010-1 school year, worth about $245,838 total. Unanimous.

  • HIRES: Approved hiring Matt Bona as principal of Sharpstein Elementary; Tammy Baker as fifth-grade teacher at Berney; Tina Brennan as first-grade dual-language teacher at Blue Ridge; Daisy Cruz as kindergarten dual-language teacher at Blue Ridge; and Cathy Mehn as family service and mental health coordinator for Blue Ridge preschool program. Unanimous.

  • RESIGN: Accepted resignations from Julianne Anderson as second-grade teacher at Berney and Jennifer Kontos as special education teacher at Wa-Hi. Both will continue as part-time staff. Unanimous.


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