Oath of Office

Temporary Clearfield Area School Board President Tim Morgan conducted the swearing-in ceremony of the four recently-elected school board members. From left, Gregory Clarke, Shawna Rothrock, Gail Ralston (sitting) and Randy Pataky. Dr. Michael Spencer was also sworn in at this time, but he isn’t shown in the picture. Clark and Rothrock are new board members, while Spencer and Pataky were re-elected. Morgan chaired the reorganizational meeting until board director Larry Putt was re-elected as president.

Jeff Corcino

Larry Putt was re-elected as president of the Clearfield Area Board School Directors at its reorganizational meeting last night.

This is the third year Putt has served as president. Putt was re-elected with a unanimous vote, and all members were present.

Susan Mikesell was elected vice-president on a unanimous vote as well.

In other reorganizational business, the board set its meeting schedule for 2018 as follows:

  • Jan 15 workshop
  • Jan. 22 voting
  • Feb. 19 workshop
  • Feb. 26 voting
  • March 19 workshop
  • March 26 voting
  • April 16 workshop
  • April 23 voting
  • May 21 voting
  • June 18 workshop
  • June 25 voting
  • July 23 combined
  • Aug. 20 workshop
  • Aug. 27 voting
  • Sept 17 workshop
  • Sept. 24 voting
  • Oct. 15 workshop
  • Oct. 22 voting
  • Nov. 19 combined
  • Dec. 3 reorganization

All meetings will be held at 6 p.m. at the Clearfield Area Jr./Sr. High School Library.

The board also made the following appointments – Beard Legal Group of Altoona as solicitor, Kayla Ceragein as board secretary and Rebecca Soult as assistant board secretary, Putt as CUI-10 representative, with board member Shawna Rothrock as the alternate.

In personnel changes, Cheryl Mosley was approved as cafeteria substitute, Daniel Smay as volunteer boys basketball coach and Leslie Appleton as secondary special education teacher.

The board approved the following field trips: 10 students in the Anime/Manga club to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh for Tekkoshocon on April 7, 70-200 students to Physics Days at Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh on May 16, 50 students to the PA Farm Show in Harrisburg on Jan.10, 5th grade class to the Altoona Curve game for its Education Days on May 31 and 10 FCCLA Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) club members to the state leadership conference at the Kalahari Resort in Pocono Manor March 14-16.

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